Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Music by Jeanine Tesori

Directed by Karla Hartley
Every once in a while a Broadway musical comes along that surprises, moves and excites audiences in ways only a truly landmark piece of theatre can. This groundbreaking and life-affirming new musical was the event of the Broadway season, receiving raves from critics and audiences alike and garnering five Tony Awards. Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, Fun Home introduces us to Alison at three different ages. We follow her as she explores and unravels the many mysteries of her childhood in this refreshingly honest and intimate musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes.

“Heart-gripping and cathartic, FUN HOME occupies
the place where we all grew up”
The New York Times

Winner of 5 Tony Awards Including Best Musical

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Age Recommendation: 14+

JULY 17 – AUGUST 18, 2019

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Spotlight Series: PROLOGUE

A performance primer! Join us 30 minutes before the performance and enrich your play-going experience with an engaging discussion that explores fascinating details about the play and the artists.

Free for ticket holders to the performance.

Spotlight Series: BEHIND-THE-SCENES*

Take a peek behind the curtain before the opening of each production with a presentation by Professor Emerita Dedee Aleccia. She provides insights into the history and central themes of the play, as well as a discussion with members of the creative team who provide an insider’s perspective on their process.

Pricing: $10 for General Public.
Free for American Stage Subscribers and Act 1 Club Members


Great theatre inspires contemplation and challenges our assumptions while inviting us to come together in conversation. From timely social and political issues to timeless ethical dilemmas, American Stage’s Community Conversations dig deeper into the intriguing and sometimes provocative themes explored in our productions. Join a panel of local experts as they guide us through a lively discussion.

Pricing: $10 for General Public.
Free for American Stage Subscribers and Act 1 Club Members

Spotlight Series: CHATBACK

July 25, 28, August 4, & 11
Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.

Free for ticket holders to the performance.