18TH JUNE - 1ST SEPT 2018
Design by David Zinn
All Scene All Props were excited to work with Tony-award winning set and costume designer David Zinn on FUN HOME, a Broadway transfer to the Young Vic Theatre.
The new production is the first time the five-time Tony Award-winning musical has been seen on UK shores. It is based on Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic novel and follow the lead character Alison at three stages of her life as she grows up in a turbulent household.
Directed by Sam Gold, music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics from Lisa Kron.
The cast will include Kaisa Hammarlund as Alison, Eleanor Kane as Medium Alison, Jenna Russell as Helen, Ashley Samuels as Roy, Mary and Jeremy, Cherrelle Skeete as Joan and Zubin Varla as Bruce, Alison's father.
Meet Alison at three stages of her life...
Memories of her 1970s childhood in a funeral home merge with her college love life and her coming out.
Looking back on her complex relationship with her father, Alison finds they had more in common then she ever knew...
FUN HOME will run at the Young Vic Theatre from the 18th June until 1st September 2018. Press Night performance on 27th June 2018. For more information at the book tickets, click here.
The Stage: ***** 5 stars
"A staggering work of art"
"Delicate and sublime with incredible performances, this extraordinary work quietly revolutionises the musical form."
The Arts Desk:
"A simply sublime musical memoir"
"A heartfelt detective story that traipses through memory in order to decode our loved ones, and ourselves."
WhatsOnStage: ***** 5 stars
"[Fun Home] reaches a level of emotional intensity that other musicals just don't begin to touch."
The Up Coming: ***** 5 stars
"[Fun Home] boasts a cast that should dominate at the Oliviers."
London Theatre: ***** 5 stars
Photo by Marc Brenner
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