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Fun Home Presented by Korda Artistic Productions
September 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - September 16, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Korda Artistic Productions presents Fun Home, a musical about a family that is nothing like yours, at Kordazone Theatre on August 31, September 1, 6, 7, 8. 9, 14, 15, & 16, 2018.
(Erica Peladeau, cast as Medium Alison, in Korda Artistic Productions’ presentation of Fun Home, sings ‘Change in Major’ during the Windsor Essex Pride Festival at Lanspeary Park in Windsor, Ontario, on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Photo above by Eric Bonnici / Eyes On Windsor.)
Welcome to a musical about a family that is nothing like yours… and exactly like yours; about looking back, and moving forward; about making sense of our parents, and ourselves. The winner of five 2015 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Fun Home is based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir. This groundbreaking production introduces us to Alison at three different ages, revealing memories of her uniquely dysfunctional family that connect with her in surprising new ways. The story concerns Bechdel’s discovery of her own sexuality, her relationship with her gay father, and her attempts to unlock the mysteries surrounding his life. It is the first Broadway musical with a lesbian protagonist.
David Burrows directs this thrilling musical for its Windsor Premiere.
Music by Jeanine Tesoro / Lyrics & Book by Lisa Kron
Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir
“… speaks universally about big things that matter: life, love, family, surviving.” – Daily News.
“Exquisite. An emotional powerhouse that never lets you out of its embrace for a moment. No wonder the audience sprang as one from its seats at the ending, and the start of living.” – Chicago Tribune.
“Fun Home is an instant classic of the American musical theater, and a monumental piece of art… This is musical theater at its best… an emotional roller-coaster ride, a grippingly heartwarming story mixed with some of the most smart and joyful musical numbers presently on Broadway. Seekers of provocative, invigorating and entertaining theatre will find it. You’ll be surprised, and thrilled, and enthralled.” – The Huffington Post.
Tony Award for Best Musical
Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical
Tony Award for Best Original Score
New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical
Lucille Lortell Award for Best Musical
Showtimes are 8pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturday, Sunday Matinees at 2pm.
General Admission $25
Call 519-562-3394 to reserve tickets in advance or purchase them online at Eventbrite.ca
Tickets will also be available at the door a half hour before each show time.
Ticket also available at the following outlets:
Nancy Johns Gallery. 4755 Wyandotte St. E. 519-945-2222.
Juniper Used and Rare Books Inc. 1990 Ottawa St. 519-258-4111.