Fun Home National Tour Stops Announced
Catch Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron's Tony-winning musical across the country.
Dates and locations have been announced for the first national tour of Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori's Tony-winning musical Fun Home. The touring production will feature director Sam Gold restaging his acclaimed, in-the-round Broadway production for auditoriums with traditional proscenium stages.
The tour will kick off October 25-30, 2016 at North Carolina's Durham Performing Arts Center. Additional stops include Chicago's Oriental Theatre (November 2-13); The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas (January 3-8); the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver (January 10-22); the Curran Theatre in San Francisco (January 25-February 19); the Bushnell in Hartford (June 20-25); and many other stops.
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).
Casting for the touring production is still to be announced.