Tony Awards 2015 – Fun Home

Tony Awards 2015 – Fun Home 12 Nominations and 5 Awards

Fun Home at Theatregold.com

Nominated for

Best Musical ***WINNER***

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical  – Michael Cerveris ***WINNER***

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical – Beth Malone

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical – Judy Kuhn – Sydney Lucas – Emily Skeggs

Best Book of a Musical – Lisa Kron ***WINNER***

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre – Jeanine Tesori (Music) Lisa Kron (Lyrics)***WINNER***

Best Scenic Design of a Musical – David Zinn

Best Lighting Design of a Musical – Ben Stanton

Best Direction of a Musical – Sam Gold ***WINNER***

Best Orchestrations – John Clancy

Fun Home is a musical adapted by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori from Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir of the same name. As in the book, the story concerns the father-daughter relationship between Alison Bechdel and her father Bruce Bechdel. It has been called “the first mainstream musical about a young lesbian.”

The musical was developed at the Ojai Playwrights Conference in 2009, and at the Sundance Theatre Lab and The Public Theater’s Public Lab in 2012. It opened Off-Broadway at the Public Theater in September 2013 to positive reviews. Its run was extended several times, and it ran until January 2014.

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Tony Awards 2015 - Fun Home
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Tony Awards 2015 - Fun Home
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Fun Home is a musical adapted by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori from Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir of the same name. As in the book, the story concerns the father-daughter relationship between Alison Bechdel and her father Bruce Bechdel. It has been called "the first mainstream musical about a young lesbian."