A musical theatre adapatation of her graphic novel, Fun Home, comes to the Young Vic after a sellout run Off-Broadway, jubilant reviews, a Broadway transfer, and five Tony Awards.
The 2006 tragicomic memoir chronicles growing up in a complicated family and coming to terms with her homosexuality. Director Sam Gold, composer Jeanine Tesori and playwright Lisa Kron re-work the heart-wrenching and hilarious personal account into three musical tableaux. Each shows Bechdel at a formative age (played by a different actress), as she grapples with her identity, family dynamics, and the death of her father.
The result is, according to the LA Times, 'Fun but never frivolous...[it] balances music and drama so perfectly that at times they are as
Certainly, Fun Home comes to London with a white hot reputation and a bevy of clued-up theatre fans poised to book – so make sure you're quick off the mark.
|What||Fun Home, Young Vic Theatre|
|Where||The Young Vic, 66 The Cut , Waterloo, London, SE1 8LZ | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Southwark (underground)|
18 Jun 18 – 01 Sep 18, 19:30
|Price||£10 - £40|
|Website||Click here for more information|