music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel
A musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes, FUN HOME is the winner of five Tony Awards® including Best Musical, 2015. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s funeral home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires. A MAINE PREMIERE!
*Content Advisory: Adult Themes and Sensitive Subject Matter.
Talk Back: In conjunction with the production, and with support from Osher Environment Systems, the City of Bangor and the Maine Theatre Fund, pre and post-show talks will accompany each performance. Post-show talk-backs will directly follow each matinee production in the Opera House and pre-show talks will be held at the theatre’s 51 Main Street space, an hour before each evening performance. Each ½ hour talk is free and open to the public:
PRE-SHOW TALKBACKS (at 51 Main Street 1 hour prior to curtain)
April 25, April 26, April 27, May 1, May 2, May 3, May 4 (Evening Show), May 8, May 9, May 10, May 11
POST-SHOW TALKBACKS (following the show in the Bangor Opera House)
April 28, May 4 (Matinee Show), May 5, May 12