Fun Home Creators Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron, and Sam Gold Receive Sardi's Portraits
The Tony winners were honored by the legendary restaurant.
The creators of Broadway's Tony-winning musical Fun Home received Sardi's portraits on April 21.
Tony winners Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron, and Sam Gold were honored by the theater district restaurant, and cast members gathered there to celebrate with them.
Inspired by Alison Bechdel's graphic novel-memoir of the same title, Fun Home follows the real-life Bechdel's journey to accept the death of her stern, closeted father, Bruce, while coming to terms with her own sexuality. The production won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical, along with Tonys for Best Score (Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron), Best Book (Kron), Best Actor in a Musical (Michael Cerveris), and Best Director of a Musical (Sam Gold). It runs at the at the Circle in the Square Theatre.
The current company is made up of Michael Cerveris, Rebecca Luker, Beth Malone, Lauren Patten, Gabriella Pizzolo, Roberta Colindrez, Cole Grey, Zell Steele Morrow, and Joel Perez, along with Alessandra Baldacchino, Kally Duling, Maya Grace Fischbein, Perry Sherman, Jim Stanek, and Nicole Van Giesen.