Fun Home on Tour

Running Time
One hour and 45 minutes, no intermission


2018 Sundance Film Festival SCIENCE FAIR Wins First Ever Festival Favorite Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

2018 Sundance Film Festival SCIENCE FAIR Wins First Ever Festival Favorite Award (more...)

Washington National Opera Announces 2018/19 Season; LA TRAVIATA, SILENT NIGHT, ONEGIN, and More!
by Alan Henry - Jan 31, 2018

Washington National Opera (WNO), led by Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, announces its 2018-2019 season, one that continues its focus on bold productions of classic operas, fascinating contemporary perspectives, and the best in American artistry. The season includes a new WNO production of Verdi's classic romantic drama La traviata, the company premiere of Kevin Puts's and Mark Campbell's Pulitzer Prize-winning Silent Night, Tchaikovsky's epic Eugene Onegin, Gounod's devilishly entertaining Faust, and Puccini's towering masterpiece Tosca. The season also features a weekend of four world premieres during the American Opera Initiative Festival; a revival of WNO's hit world-premiere holiday family opera The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me; a special Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist performance of La traviata; and other exciting vocal events, including the annual Mars, lnc.'s Opera in the Outfield. (more...)

Circle Theatre Announces Season Change In The Wake Of The #metoo And Time's Up Movement
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

In light of the current dialogue around sexual misconduct and harassment, the Circle Theatre staff and board have decided to remove Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway' from their season and produce 'On the Town' in its place. (more...)

A BRONX TALE is Launching a North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

They're on the move! A Bronx Tale has just announced a national tour heading out in Fall 2018. (more...)

The Green Room 42 presents THE SHAKESPEAREAN JAZZ SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - has announced the return of "The Shakespearean Jazz Show" featuringFun Home star and Tony Award nominee Emily Skeggs and the Nine Worthies jazz ensemble in the exciting and original "The Shakespearean Jazz show" for two nights onFriday, February 2 and Friday, February 9.The show is directed by Emily Grill, produced by Ari Conteand Emily Grill, and features original music by Patrick Greeley. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to Miller Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Kalamazoo, MI premiere February 9-11 at Miller Auditorium as part of a North American tour. More information can be found by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858, online at www.millerauditorium.com or by visiting the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office. Groups of 10 or more can call (269) 387-2312 for special discounts. (more...)

BWW Preview: Why You'll Say 'Oui' to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Fox Cities P.A.C.
by Meredith Kreisa - Jan 29, 2018

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will play at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton from February 20-25. Here are four things that make the production tres bon for audiences. (more...)

The SHAKESPEAREAN JAZZ SHOW Returns with Emily Skeggs and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

The Shakespearean Jazz Show returns to the stage with several members of its original cast for two nights only, February 2nd and February 9th at The Green Room 42 inside YOTEL. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Victoria Theatre Association's Premier Health Broadway Series presents a brand-new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations. THE SOUND OF MUSIC is making its Dayton premiere Feb. 13-18 at the Schuster Center as part of a North American tour. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage, located in the Wintergarden of the Schuster Center, by phone at 937-228-3630 or toll-free at 888-228-3630, or online at Ticketcenterstage.com. For more information, please visit www.SoundOfMusicOnTour.com. (more...)

Meghan Murphy, Cassie Slater, and Danni Smith Remount WE THREE Concert at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

LookOut! Steppenwolf: Murphy, Slater, and Smith Raise Their Voices on 2/26 & 2/27 (more...)

Filmmakers Awarded Inaugural Sundance Institute Open Borders Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

???????Sundance Institute, in a new collaboration with Netflix, today announced the recipients of the inaugural Sundance Institute Open Borders Fellowship presented by Netflix. The Institute's Feature Film and Documentary Film programs worked in collaboration to select three of the most exciting emerging filmmakers, working in both narrative and nonfiction forms.  (more...)

New TV Comedy COMPLIANCE Starring Mary Louise Parker Coming to FX
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

According to Variety,  Tony Winner Mary Louise Parker (Proof, Angels in America, Weeds) will star alongside another Tony Winner Courtney B. Vance (Lucky Guy, Law & Order) in the new FX comedy series COMPLIANCE. The show will be directed by Sam Gold (Fun Home) and produced by Scott Rudin Productions. (more...)

The Human Race Theatre Presents Broadway's Rebecca Luker: One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

???????The Human Race Theatre Company is proud to present Broadway leading lady and three-time Tony Award nominee, Rebecca Luker, in a special concert appearance as she performs many of The Great White Way's greatest songs written by Golden Age legends Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Jule Styne, Stephen Sondheim and more, along with newer tunes from some of today's hottest theatre composers. Ms. Luker will be accompanied on the piano by her music director, longtime Human Race collaborator Joseph Thalken. (more...)

Photo Flash: Profile Theatre Begins 2018-2019 Double Season with 2.5 MINUTE RIDE by Lisa Kron
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

PROFILE THEATRE presents a production of the comedic drama 2.5 Minute Ride by Pulitzer and Tony-winning playwright Lisa Kron. Riding the rails of humor and horror, this solo performance features NYC-based actor Allison Mickelson, who recently impressed audiences at Portland Center Stage in Lisa Kron's award-winning musical Fun Home. It will be directed by Jane Unger, Profile's founding artistic director, and marks the first full (double!) season for Profile's ambitious new Artistic Director Josh Hecht, as well as the third year of the Diversity and Inclusivity Initiative. (more...)

Centre Stage London Presents Love Happens Here - An LGBTQIA+ Cabaret During LGBT History Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Like the LGBTQ+ community, their soundtrack is vast and diverse. Join Centre Stage London as they present a selection of music celebrating LGBTQ History Month, community and love in all its forms. From dance classics from big-voiced divas to soul searching slow jams that mirror struggles with self-acceptance and social rejection. Centre Stage London is proud of our LGBTQI members and the connection we have with this vibrant community and is excited to celebrate a message of hope, acceptance, activism and love in Love Happens Here- An LGBTQI Cabaret. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Tapped for The Public's MISS YOU LIKE HELL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of MISS YOU LIKE HELL. With book and lyrics by Quiara Alegr a Hudes and music and lyrics by Erin McKeown, the new musical is directed by Public Theater Resident Director and Founder of Public Works Lear deBessonet, with choreography by Danny Mefford. The musical will begin previews in The Public's Newman Theater on Tuesday, March 20 and run through Sunday, May 6, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 10. (more...)

HAMILTON, FUN HOME, BRIGHT STAR Earn Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Nominations For Achievements During 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County theatre for the year 2017 (Dec. 1, 2016 Nov. 30, 2017). (more...)

Performances Begin Tomorrow for East Coast Premiere of New Play THE OUTSIDER at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the East Coast premiere of the new play The Outsider by Paul Slade Smith, directed by David Esbjornson (Driving Miss Daisy). Performances begin TOMORROW, Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., for a limited run through Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. Opening Night is Sunday evening, January 28, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ONCE at the John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater presents ONCE. Performances began on Thursday, January 18 at 8:00pm and will run through Sunday, March 4, 2018. Get a first look at the show in the photos below! (more...)

FUN HOME aplaza su estreno hasta septiembre
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 9, 2018

Tal y como se ha anunciado en la pagina web oficial y el Facebook de la adaptacion catalana del musical Fun Home, el estreno que estaba previsto para el pasado 24 de enero en el Casino Aliansa de Poblenou tendra lugar finalmente en el Teatre Condal el proximo 13 de septiembre. El reparto y el equipo creativo seran los ya anunciados. (more...)

Photo Flash: KODACHROME Gets World Premiere This Friday at The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Love appears in unlikely places in Adam Szymkowicz's new play, Kodachrome, which makes its world premiere at The Armory directed by Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan. The production opens February 9, with previews beginning February 3 and performances running through March 10 in the Ellyn Bye Studio. Kodachrome was developed at The Armory's JAW: A Playwrights Festival in 2015 under the title Colchester and will be the company's 26th world premiere production. (more...)

Brief 2/7: HEY, LOOK ME OVER! Opens at Encores! and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 7, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Hey, Look Me Over! opens tonight at City Center Encores! and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alan Schmuckler, Amanda Yesnowitz, and Christian Duhamel Awarded 2018 Kleban Prize
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 6, 2018

The Kleban Foundation just presented the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tie between Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, and the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel.  (more...)

Nominations Announced for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards; MEAN GIRLS, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

The nominees for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards were announced on February 5, 2018. One of the country's most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington metropolitan area. The National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery set the scene for the announcement of nominees in 47 categories for artistic excellence, and the theatre companies eligible for the 2017 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company. The recipient of the 2018 Helen Hayes Tribute will be announced shortly. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chance Theater presents VIOLET; Opening Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce its production of Violet, which will kick off its 20th Anniversary Season. The show has book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, music by Jeanine Tesori, direction and choreography by Kari Hayter, and musical direction by Robyn Manion. Violet will preview from February 2 through February 9; regular performances will begin February 10 and continue through March 4 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Legend, Lea Salonga
by Theater People Podcast - Feb 5, 2018

On Monday, February 5 Theater People podcast welcomes Tony winner Lea Salonga. For the episode, Salonga Talks about taking on the role of Erzule, The Goddess of Love in Michael Arden's Broadway revival of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, which is currently playing at The Circle in the Square theater on Broadway. (more...)

BWW Review: FIND YOUR HERO at The Studio At Carrollwood Cultural Center
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Feb 24, 2018

FIND YOUR HERO at The Studio At Carrollwood Cultural Center (more...)

Cast of GOLDSTEIN Led by Megan McGinnis, Julie Benko, Amie Bermowitz and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Casting has been announced for GOLDSTEIN, a new musical about family with music and lyrics by Michael Roberts and a book by Charlie Schulman which opens Thursday, April 5th at the Actors Temple Theatre (339 West 47 St -between 8th and 9th Avenues). (more...)

Ed Dixon To Star With Rebecca Luker In New Musical PIECE OF MIND Readings
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Ed Dixon, 2017 Drama Desk winner for Best Solo Performance (Georgie), will star, along with Tony-nominated Rebecca Luker (Mary Poppins, Fun Home), in two invite-only industry presentations of the new musical, Piece of Mind, by Geoffrey Goldberg (book and lyrics) and Steve Sweeting (music). The readings will be directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell), music directed by Eric Fotre Leach, and produced by Seaglass Theatrical. (more...)

MVT Continues Season with Tony Award Winning FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Manoa Valley Theatre is proud to present the Hawaii premiere of multi-Tony Award winning musical 'Fun Home' from the 2015 Broadway season March 1 - 18. This musical comic drama tells the story of graphic artist Alison Bechdel. When her father dies unexpectedly, she dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family's Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father's hidden desires. Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. (more...)

Brief 2/22: FROZEN Begins Previews, JERRY SPRINGER THE OPERA Opens, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 22, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Frozen begins Broadway previews tonight, Jerry Springer: The Opera opens off-Broadway, and more! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

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Kate Shindle, Janet Dacal, and More Will Join Harry Connick, Jr in Paper Mill's THE STING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced today the cast and creative team of the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting, based on the 1973 film, and with book by Bob Martin, music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis with Harry Connick, Jr. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces Additional Winter Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today additional programming and events for the Winter 2018 season. (more...)

BWW Blog: Disability and Special Needs Services in the Arts
by Student Blogger: Alison Bauza - Feb 21, 2018

Hi, everyone! I hope you all are doing well so far this season. It is officially the end of Theatre Week here in Chicago. This 10 day period provides a big amount of discounts and opportunity for everyone to see several shows in the city. That being said, an issue that has been quite a huge part of my education and experience this current school year that I would love to see discussed more is accessibility services in theatre. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For CAROLINE, OR CHANGE And ACCEPTANCE At Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

'That old copper statue by the Courthouse downtown, honouring the dead Confederate soldier, ain't there no more…' (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY, FUN HOME, ONCE, and More Slated for Phoenix Theatre's 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Phoenix Theatre is delighted to announce this incredible lineup for the upcoming 2018/2019 season! (more...)

Virginia Stage Company Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Virginia Stage Company is thrilled to announce their milestone 40th Anniversary Season. Their current season is one of the most highly attended in the past decade, and the 2018/2019 Season promises to be even more spectacular. Over the past forty years, Virginia Stage has told stories that examined community, family and friendship, and this season follows in those footsteps. The 2018/2019 Season will celebrate "our town." Themes of community, family and friendship run through all these plays and musicals, while ranging widely in aesthetic style, tone, and whose story is being told. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes THE BAND'S VISIT's Adam Kantor
by Theater People Podcast - Feb 19, 2018

On Monday, February 19, the Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Adam Kantor back to the podcast. Kantor, currently co-starring as Telephone Guy in the critically acclaimed new musical THE BAND'S VISIT shares stories of how he won the role, working with the creative team on creating the role, and perfecting his character's haunting and beautiful song 'Answer Me.' (more...)

Victory Gardens Announces Season - INDECENT, PIPELINE and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, announces the lineup for its 2018-2019 Season. Victory Gardens' 44th Season will include the Tony Award-nominated play Indecent by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel; the Chicago premieres of Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau and Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee; and the world premieres of Rightlynd by Ike Holter and Miriam for President by Madhuri Shekar. (more...)

Town Stages and Yael Silver present HOME ENOUGH TO ME: The Songs Of Rachel Dean And David Brush
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Town Stages and Yael Silver present Home Enough To Me: The Songs of Rachel Dean and David Brush, a benefit for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 7pm at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC, featuring: Tony award-winning Cady Huffman (The Producers),Jessica Vosk (Wicked), Max Crumm (Grease), Jamison Scott(Memphis), Nick Adams (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, A Chorus Line), Lauren Elder (Sideshow),George Psomas (Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific), Law Terrell Dunford (Waitress), Tally Sessions (War Paint, Falsettos), Kristin Stokes (The Lightning Thief) Rebecca Spigelman, Noah Hinsdale (Fun Home). Tickets are $65 ($100 for VIP admission) and are available at https://homeenoughtome.splashthat.com/. (more...)

Town Stages And Yael Silver Present Home Enough To Me: The Songs Of Rachel Dean And David Brush
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Town Stages and Yael Silver present Home Enough To Me: The Songs of Rachel Dean and David Brush, a benefit for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 7pm at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC, featuring: Tony award-winning Cady Huffman (The Producers),Jessica Vosk (Wicked), Max Crumm (Grease), Jamison Scott (Memphis), Nick Adams (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, A Chorus Line), Lauren Elder (Sideshow),George Psomas (Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific), Law Terrell Dunford (Waitress), Tally Sessions (War Paint, Falsettos), Kristin Stokes (The Lightning Thief) Rebecca Spigelman, Noah Hinsdale (Fun Home). Tickets are $65 ($100 for VIP admission) and are available at https://homeenoughtome.splashthat.com/. (more...)

Must-See Musical CHILDREN OF GOD Opens at the Citadel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

A work of immense beauty in music and story, Children of God is a powerful musical that has drawn national attention for its message of resilience and redemption. Children of God has its share of heartache as it tells the story of an Oji-Cree family torn apart when the children are taken away to a residential school in Northern Ontario. (more...)

Guns From HAMILTON and More Theater, Movie, and Television Props on Display in MA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

In film, television and theatre, a hero prop is any item intended to be held or used by one of the main actors. Examples of hero props might include Shylock's money box, as used by Al Pacino in The Merchant of Veniceat New York's Public Theater; the Red Apple Tobacco tin used in Quentin Tarantino's film Hateful Eight; or the Mendl's chocolate box from the film The Grand Budapest Hotel. (more...)

TheatreWorks Unveils 18-19 Season Including A Hershey Felder World Premiere And More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

???????Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Executive Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley reveal the lineup for the company's 49th season, which launches this summer. Among the exhilarating works announced were: the World Premiere of a new piece by Hershey Felder on Claude Debussy, an acclaimed Tony-winning musical, a thrilling political prizefight, and an array of Regional Premieres that include a hit comedy that sends up suburban values, a gospel/rhythm & blues musical developed at TheatreWorks, a heart-stirring musical for the holidays, a comic drama about one of the key historical events in the last century, a searing look at an unsung American hero, plus the return of the grown-up holiday hit The Santaland Diaries. For more information or to purchase subscriptions ($143 - $583) the public can call 650-463-1960 or visit theatreworks.org. Subscriptions are on sale now; single tickets will go on sale in spring 2018. Special pricing is available for seniors (65+), educators, and patrons 35 and under. (more...)

Weston 101 Returns For Third Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company's Weston 101 is back for its third year to prime theatergoers for an exciting, expanded 2018 season. Hosted by Weston Director of Education/Artistic Associate Piper Goodeve, this pre-season backstage pass is a multi-media event series taking you - one by one - behind the scenes of each summer show; West Side Story, Our Town, Fun Home, and more. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tickets On Sale February 16 in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce individual tickets for a brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, will go on sale February 16.  THE SOUND OF MUSIC will play Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited one-week engagement, April 10 - April 15, 2018, as part of a North American tour. (more...)

Seven Global Theatre Artists Convene At Sundance Institute Playwrights & Composers Retreat At Ucross Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Seven theatre artists have gathered for the nineteenth annual Sundance Institute Playwrights & Composers Retreat at Ucross Foundation in Wyoming, currently underway from February 5 to February 23, 2018. Designed to support theatrical writing in its earliest stages, the residency is dedicated to uninhibited creativity, peer mentorship and professional growth. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- Actors and Activism - Recorded Live at BroadwayCon 2018
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Feb 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

BWW TV: The Latest Lyricists- Meet the 2018 Winners of the Kleban Prize
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2018

The Kleban Foundation just presented the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tie between Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, and the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel. (more...)

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