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This Cartoon Review of Fun Home, the New Musical About Lesbian Cartoonist Alison Bechdel, Will Warm Your Heart

TheaterMania cartoonist Liza Donnelly relays her feelings about the acclaimed musical.

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The Public Theater is currently presenting the world premiere of the musical Fun Home, a collaboration of Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron based on the graphic memoir of the same name by Alison Bechdel. Both the novel and the musical recount Bechdel's life as the lesbian cartoonist comes to terms with her sexuality and the death of her closeted father.

Fun Home has been receiving rave reviews from theater critics. But now, at last, a cartoonist has given her opinion — in paneled form.

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