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“Fun Home” At The 5th Avenue Theatre
July 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Books & Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel
Directed by Sam Gold
Every once in a while a Broadway musical comes along that surprises, moves and excites audiences in ways only a truly landmark musical can. The “groundbreaking,”1 “exquisite” and “unforgettable” new musical Fun Home was the event of the Broadway season, receiving raves from critics and audiences alike, winning five 2015 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and making history along the way. Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, Fun Home introduces us to Alison at three different ages as she explores and unravels the many mysteries of her childhood. A refreshingly honest musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes, “Fun Home is extraordinary, a rare beauty that pumps fresh air into Broadway” (The New York Times). The Broadway production of Fun Home will make its Seattle premiere at The 5th Avenue Theatre as part of a major national tour.
Some shows deal with mature themes and may not be appropriate for all children. For information about whether a particular show is suitable for your child, we strongly encourage you to read the Content Advisories for each production. Children under 4, including babes in arms, will not be admitted.