Through October 22, 2015
It’s the creative juxtaposition of simplicity and complexity, and the heart wrenching and theatrically intriguing moments it produces on stage, that makes this musical such a welcome addition to this season’s lineup of Broadway roadshows.
To see a full review of this show, read Bob Abelman's CJN article here.
Tony winner, FUN HOME, gets a well-conceived, emotionally primed production. The touring company should be greeted on each stop of its journey with positive kudos. This is a dramatic message musical which deserves the accolades which it has won. It’s a must see, with the caveat that audience members are aware of the subject matter.
FUN HOME is a refreshingly different kind of musical with a story full of urgency and raw emotion that also evokes numerous tender moments. ... It’s a contemporary musical that has a middle-aged cartoonist looking back to key episodes in her life, trying to connect the dots regarding her complicated relationship with her father.
To see a full review of this show, read Kerry Clawson's review here.
“Fun Home” is so uncompromising in its quest for real theater rather than theatrics, it transcends normal expectations of a big Broadway show. Members of Wednesday night’s audience jumped to their feet as if they had just seen the original cast of “Jersey Boys.”
Last year, Fun Home won the Tony Award for Best Musical, and this is one award that is very much deserved, since it takes two genres—comics and memoir—and boldly fuses them together into something new and remarkable. And shattering.
To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's blog Rave and Pan
To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's review at Cleveland Scene