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Odds & Ends: Fun Home's Cast Reunites for a Cause, Valerie Harper Retracts 'Cancer-Free' Comment & More

Odds & Ends: Fun Home's Cast Reunites for a Cause, Valerie Harper Retracts 'Cancer-Free' Comment & More
The cast of ' Fun Home'
The cast of 'Fun Home' will reunite at the College of Charleston in South Carolina.

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

The Cast of Fun Home Journeys South for a Cause
The cast of recent off-Broadway hit and Pulitzer-Prize finalist Fun Home will reunite at the College of Charleston in South Carolina next week. According to The New York Times, the musical’s creators, Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori, will join stars Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn and the other seven original cast members for concert presentations and discussions. The school is being threatened with a budget cut because students were urged to read Alison Bechdel's memoir, which serves as a basis for the musical.

Valerie Harper Explains "Cancer-Free" Quote
Valerie Harper, who was recently quoted as saying that she was “absolutely cancer-free” after a terminal diagnosis, has said that the remark was misinterpreted. The Emmy winner and Tony nominee informed People via a statement: "I told the reporter with excitement that I was cancer-free, but what I meant to say was that my full body scan revealed that I was still thankfully cancer-free [elsewhere]." 

The Library's Chloe Grace Moretz Talks Soderbergh on Today
Chloe Grace Moretz stopped by Today on April 17 to chat about her off-Broadway debut in The Library, directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh. Check out the up-and-coming star below as she talks about how the new play, which follows the survivor of a school shooting, gives voice to the victims.

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