Music by Jeanine Tesori. Book and lyrics by Lisa Kron.
Directed by Maureen O’Neill. Music Direction By Lucas Sherman
September 3-18, 2022
Fri and Sat at 7:30pm, Sun at 2pm
Multiple Tony-award winning musical FUN HOME comes to Santa Rosa!
Based on a graphic autobiographical novel by Alison Bechdel, FUN HOME describes her coming-of-age as a young lesbian growing up in rural Pennsylvania and her complex relationship with her father in a home full of secrets. Described by Bechdel as a “family tragicomic” story, this ultimately uplifting musical celebrates the joys of being a family while shining a light on the poignant undercurrents of family
Alison Bechdel is an american cartoonist. Originally known for the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, she came to critical and commercial success in 2006 with her graphic memoir Fun Home, which was subsequently adapted as a musical that won a Tony Award for Best Musical in 2015. In 2012, she released her second graphic memoir Are You My Mother? She was a 2014 recipient of the MacArthur "Genius" Award. She is also known for originating the Bechdel test.