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Fun Home: A New Broadway Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

Fun Home: A New Broadway Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

Lisa Kron, Jeanine Tesori

ISBN: 803607152925

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WINNER! Best Musical - 2015 Tony® Awards!  
WINNER! Best Score (Jeanine Tesori & Lisa Kron) - 2015 
Tony® Awards! 
WINNER! Best Book of a Musical (Lisa Kron) - 2015 
Tony® Awards!
WINNER! BEST MUSICAL - New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, Obie Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Off-Broadway Alliance Award
FINALIST! The Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Following a sold-out, critically acclaimed run at The Public Theater, the groundbreaking new musical Fun Home comes to Broadway. It was named Best Musical by the New York Drama Critics Circle, and received the OBIE, Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle and Off Broadway Alliance Awards in the 2013-2014 season. Hailed by The New York Times as a "beautiful heartbreaker of a musical," Fun Home "finds a shining clarity that lights up the night" in one of the best-reviewed productions of the year. In this fresh, daring new musical, based on the acclaimed graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, the cartoonist relives her unique childhood playing at the family's Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father's hidden desires and sudden death. With music by four-time Tony Award-nominee Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Tony Award-nominated playwright Lisa Kron, Fun Home features a splendid cast, including Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris and three-time Tony Award-nominee Judy Kuhn, "doing some of the best work of their careers" in a "miracle" production directed by Sam Gold (New York Magazine). New York Daily News, in a 5 star review, called it "achingly beautiful," Variety hailed it as "warm, funny and heartbreaking," while New York Observer simply proclaimed it "a triumph!" 

Track Listing:
It All Comes Back (Opening)
"Sometimes my father appeared to enjoy having children..."
Welcome to Our House on Maple Avenue
Not Too Bad
"Just had a good talk with Dad..."
Come to the Fun Home
Helen's Etude
"Thanks for the care package..."
Party Dress
Changing My Major
"I leapt out of the closet..."
"Read a book..."
Raincoat of Love
"Clueless in New York…"
Pony Girl
"A flair for the dramatic…"
Ring of Keys
"Let me introduce you to my gay dad..."
"Shortly after we were married..."
Days and Days
"You ready to go for that drive?..."
Telephone Wire
"It was great to have you home..."
Edges of the World
"This is what I have of you..."
Flying Away (Finale)

Lisa Kron

Lisa Kron

Lisa Kron is a writer and performer whose work has been widely produced in New York, regionally, and internationally. Her plays include Well, 2.5 Minute Ride, and The Ver**zon Play. She wrote the book and lyrics for the musical Fun Home (with music by composer Jeanine Tesori), winner of five 2015 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Lisa and Jeanine were the first all-woman team to ever receive a ... view full profile

Jeanine Tesori

Jeanine Tesori

Jeanine Tesori has written a diverse catalog for Broadway, Opera, film and television. Her Broadway musicals include: Fun Home (2015 Tony Award Winner, Pulitzer finalist); Violet; Caroline, or Change; Shrek theMusical; Thoroughly Modern Millie; Twelfth Night (LCT); John Guare’s A Free Man of Color. Delacorte: Mother Courage (starring Meryl Streep). She has received five Tony nominations, three ... view full profile

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