The Redhouse Arts Center

A New Three Theatre Complex at City Center

Fun Home

Gretchen Martino Circle

Gretchen Martino
as Alison Bechdel

Fun Home

Music by Jeanine Tesori | Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron | Based on the Graphic Novel by Allison Bechdel

When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison 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 which brings to light 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.

May 28 – June 7, 2020POSTPONED

There have been plenty of new American musicals...but I can't think of one in recent years that has touched me as much with its tender, ironic and courageous vulnerability. -LA Times