Fun Home: Public announces cast

Michael Cerveris ('Assassins'), Judy Kuhn ('She Loves Me') and more will star in the Public Theater's world premiere production of the musical Fun Home, with music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, based on the Alison Bechdel book.

Fun Home will open at the Public's Newman Stage on 22 Oct 2013, following previews from 30 Sep 2013 and run through to 30 Nov 2013.

Directed by Sam Gold the full cast of Fun Home will feature Griffin Birney (John Bechdel), Michael Cerveris (Bruce Bechdel), Roberta Colindrez (Joan), Noah Hinsdale (Christian Bechdel), Judy Kuhn (Helen), Sydney Lucas (Small Alison), Beth Malone (Alison), Joel Perez (Roy) and Alexandra Socha (Medium Alison).

Griffin Birney, Roberta Colindrez, Judy Kuhn, Sydney Lucas, Beth Malone, Joel Perez and Alexandra Socha are reprising their roles from an earlier Public Lab (not fully staged) production of Fun Home, which played at the Public's Shiva Theatre from 17 Oct - 04 Nov 2012, also directed by Sam Gold.

Fun Home: When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison 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.

Michael CerverisJudy Kuhn

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