Fun Home (Paperback)

Fun Home By Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron, Alison Bechdel (Based on a Book by) Cover Image

Fun Home (Paperback)

By Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron, Alison Bechdel (Based on a Book by)


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WINNER Best Musical - 2015 Tony(R) Awards
WINNER Best Score (Jeanine Tesori & Lisa Kron) - 2015 Tony(R) Awards
WINNER Best Book of a Musical (Lisa Kron) - 2015 Tony(R) Awards
WINNER BEST MUSICAL - New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, Obie Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Off-Broadway Alliance Award
FINALIST The Pulitzer Prize for Drama

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, 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.

Product Details ISBN: 9780573704574
ISBN-10: 0573704570
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
Publication Date: August 1st, 2015
Pages: 78
Language: English
"A rare beauty, extraordinary and heart-gripping." - Ben Brantley, The New York Times

"The best musical of the season." - New York Magazine

"Few shows are as moving, relatable, and funny." - Associated Press

"The Best Broadway Musical in years, with the finest score in a decade." - Huffington Post

"Exquisite. An emotional powerhouse." - Chicago Tribune

"FOUR STARS. Fun Home has enormous intelligence and sensitivity. It's not your ordinary Broadway musical, because it is extraordinary." - Time Out New York