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The acclaimed musical based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel transfers to Broadway.

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Group Chat: Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & Beth Malone on Leaving Fun Home

Group Chat: Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & Beth Malone on Leaving Fun Home

The stars of the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home on grappling with the show's closing on Broadway.

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Group Chat: Fun Home Stars Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & Beth Malone on Saying Goodbye to the Broadway Bechdels

Group Chat: Fun Home Stars Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & Beth Malone on Saying Goodbye to the Broadway Bechdels

It started as a downtown odditya haunting musical based on a graphic novel about an out lesbian coming to terms with the suicide of her closeted fatherand leaves Broadway as a Tony Award-winning game changer. Fun Home closes on September 10 at the Circle in the Square Theatre having triumphed with critics and audiences, undoutably inspriring ...

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Fun Home Celebrates 500 Performances on Maple Avenue

Fun Home Celebrates 500 Performances on Maple Avenue

The Tony-winning musical Fun Home celebrated 500 performances at the Circle in the Square Theatre on June 30. The creative team Tony winners, including director Sam Gold, scribe Lisa Kron and composers Jeanine Tesori (see below) and stars Judy Kuhn, Beth Malone, Emily Skeggs and Gabriella Pizzolo were in tow to enjoy a slice of the cake, complete with Bechdel ...

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The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 LGBT-Centric Broadway Shows

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 LGBT-Centric Broadway Shows

Happy Monday, lovers of love! We hope your Pride Weekend was full of sunshine, laughter, glitter, rainbow ensembles, singing and dancing. We asked you to rank your fave LGBT pride-centric Broadway productions to celebrate the community that holds a special place in our hearts. Take a peek at the Great White Way show that make you want to raise up that rainbow ...

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Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Rank Your Top 10 LGBT-Centric Broadway Shows

Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Rank Your Top 10 LGBT-Centric Broadway Shows

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic to rank.

New York City's Pride Parade weekend will be especially meaningful following the massacre that happened at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12. This ...

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Jeanine Tesori & Lisa Kron's Tony-Winning Fun Home Sets Broadway Departure Date

Jeanine Tesori & Lisa Kron's Tony-Winning Fun Home Sets Broadway Departure Date

You don't have much longer to visit the house on Maple Avenue. The Tony-winning Fun Home will shutter on September 10, 2016; at time of closing the musical will have played 26 previews and 582 regular performances at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre.

Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home charts a girl's quest to come ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Fun Home's Emily Skeggs

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Fun Home's Emily Skeggs

Fun Home's Emily Skeggs stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat with Beth Stevens.

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Fun Home's Emily Skeggs & Judy Kuhn Return to the House on Maple Avenue

Fun Home's Emily Skeggs & Judy Kuhn Return to the House on Maple Avenue

It all comes back! Fun Home favorites Emily Skeggs and Judy Kuhn will return to the Circle in the Square Theatre on May 24. Both nabbed 2015 Tony Award nominations for their respective roles in the Tony Award-winning tuner.

Skeggs was on hiatus from playing Medium Alison to film ABC's forthcoming LGBT civil rights drama When We Rise; Lauren Patten ...

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Fun Home’s Rebecca Luker on Her Unexpected Broadway Return, Living with Tevye & Never Playing ‘Mean or Weird'

Fun Home’s Rebecca Luker on Her Unexpected Broadway Return, Living with Tevye & Never Playing ‘Mean or Weird'

Rebecca Luker on returning to Broadway in Fun Home, getting her start on Broadway in The Phantom of the Opera and what it's like living with Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof.

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Daniel Reichard and Fun Home's Beth Malone

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Daniel Reichard and Fun Home's Beth Malone

Daniel Reichard and Fun Home's Beth Malone stop by Broadway.com HQ. 

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See How They Shine! Fun Home Tony Winners Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron & Sam Gold Honored at Sardi's

See How They Shine! Fun Home Tony Winners Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron & Sam Gold Honored at Sardi's

Fun Home's creative team got inked! Sardi's owner Max Klimavicius (see below) presented composer Jeanine Tesori, scribe Lisa Kron and director Sam Gold with the restaurant's iconic caricatures. The masterminds who brought Alison Bechdel's stirring graphic memoir to the stage each received Tony Awards for their work on the compelling musical. The touching tuner celebrated its first anniversary on ...

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Happy Birthday, Fun Home! Five Star Secrets Beyond the House on Maple Avenue

Happy Birthday, Fun Home! Five Star Secrets Beyond the House on Maple Avenue

Fun Home has been moving audiences for a whole year now! The landmark musical based on Alison Bechdel's stirring graphic memoir of the same name nabbed five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. After days and days of wearing out the cast album, super fans are in on the Bechdel family's many tangled secrets. What better way to celebrate the successful ...

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See How She Shines! Rebecca Luker Comes to the Fun Home on Broadway

See How She Shines! Rebecca Luker Comes to the Fun Home on Broadway

Welcome to our house on Maple Avenue, Rebecca Luker! The Tony nominee is set to join the Broadway cast of Fun Home as Helen Bechdel from April 5 through May 22. Original cast member and Tony nominee Judy Kuhn will receive hip surgery during her scheduled leave from the Tony-winning tuner.

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Exclusive! New Fun Home Star Rebecca Luker Sings 'Days and Days' from the Tony-Winning Musical

 Exclusive! New Fun Home Star Rebecca Luker Sings 'Days and Days' from the Tony-Winning Musical

Rebecca Luker, who plays Fun Home matriarch Helen Bechdel talks about the role and offers a special performance of "Days and Days."

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Michael Cerveris on His Emotionally Draining Fun Home Role He Doesn’t Want to Leave

Michael Cerveris on His Emotionally Draining Fun Home Role He Doesn’t Want to Leave

See Michael Cerveris transform into Bruce Bechdel, the Fun Home alter ego that won him his second Tony Award.

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Feast Your Eyes on a Sara Bareilles Sing-Along Treat, Surprise Smooches & a Cakey Casket (Seriously) in Our Latest Hot Shots!

Feast Your Eyes on a Sara Bareilles Sing-Along Treat, Surprise Smooches & a Cakey Casket (Seriously) in Our Latest Hot Shots!
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With a Xanadu reunion for Cheyenne Jackson and Kerry Butler, an unexpected performance from Sara Bareilles and a surprise smooch from Groffsauce, this week's hot shots were delicious. Click through the gallery for a taste!

Welcome to Our House on Maple Avenue! Rebecca Luker Will Join Broadway's Fun Home

Welcome to Our House on Maple Avenue! Rebecca Luker Will Join Broadway's Fun Home

Tony nominee Rebecca Luker will join the cast of Fun Home for a few days and days and days. She steps into the role of Helen Bechdel at the Circle in the Square Theatre, taking over temporarily for Tony nominee Judy Kuhn from April 5 through May 22. Kuhn will receive hip surgery during her scheduled leave.

“This hip surgery ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Fun Home's Joel Perez

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Fun Home's Joel Perez

Joel Perez stops by Broadway.com for a chat with Paul Wontorek.

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Tony-Winning Fun Home, Starring Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & Beth Malone, Recoups on Broadway

Tony-Winning Fun Home, Starring Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & Beth Malone, Recoups on Broadway

Fun Home has recouped on the Great White Way, the first new musical of the 2014-2015 Broadway season to do so! Capitalized at $5.25 million, the tuner won five Tonys this past June, including Best Musical. Directed by Sam Gold, the production is playing at the Circle in the Square Theatre, where it officially opened on April 19.

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Tony Winner Lea Salonga Will Move into Tony-Winning Fun Home in Manila

Tony Winner Lea Salonga Will Move into Tony-Winning Fun Home in Manila

Lea Salonga, currently headlining Allegiance on Broadway, will lead the first international production of Fun Home in Manila in her native Philippines in late 2016. The Tony winner herself announced in the Philippine Daily Inquirer that she would play Helen Bechdel in Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron's Tony-winning tuner, the role originated by Judy Kuhn.

"Everyone in the theater was ...

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New Fun Home Star Gabriella Pizzolo on Her Ring of Keys Moment, Minecraft Obsession & the Best Birthday Present Ever

New Fun Home Star Gabriella Pizzolo on Her Ring of Keys Moment, Minecraft Obsession & the Best Birthday Present Ever

Age: 12

Hometown: Upstate New York, in a suburb of Schenectady

Current Role: Breaking hearts and singing about keys as Small Alison in the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home.

Stage and Screen Cred: Gabby made her debut as the leading heroine in the Broadway production of Matilda. Regionally, she's been seen as Young Cosette in Les Miserables, Little Girl in Ragtime and Susan Walker ...

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Gabriella Pizzolo Officially Moves Into Fun Home on Broadway

Gabriella Pizzolo Officially Moves Into Fun Home on Broadway

Gabriella Pizzolo is set to officially begin performances as Small Alison in Fun Home on October 6. She steps in for Tony nominee Sydney Lucas, who she had previously understudied, in the Tony-winning musical. The production is playing at Broadway's Circle in the Square.

Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home charts a girl's quest to come ...

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Gabriella Pizzolo Will Step In for Tony Nominee Sydney Lucas in Fun Home on Broadway

Gabriella Pizzolo Will Step In for Tony Nominee Sydney Lucas in Fun Home on Broadway

Sydney Lucas, whose extraordinarily nuanced performance in Fun Home, aged 12, earned her a Tony nod, will depart the production on October 4. Her understudy, Gabriella Pizzolo, is set to take over the role of Small Alison on October 6. The Tony-winning musical is playing at Circle in the Square.

Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home ...

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Photos! The Cast of Fun Home Hosts a Special Actors Fund Benefit Performance

Photos! The Cast of Fun Home Hosts a Special Actors Fund Benefit Performance
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The Tony-winning musical Fun Home hosted a special performance to benefit the Actors Fund on August 2, 2015 at Circle in the Square Theatre. Click for photos!

Fun Home's Judy Kuhn & Michael Cerveris on Dream Pairings, Fake Hair and Where to Get a Good Po' Boy

Fun Home's Judy Kuhn & Michael Cerveris on Dream Pairings, Fake Hair and Where to Get a Good Po' Boy

The mother and father of the Tony-winning smash hit Fun Home sit down to take Broadway.com reader questions.

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