2018-2019 Season, Fun Home, Uncategorized

Fun Home: Queer History, Memory, and Finding Our Truth

“My father died soon after I came out to my family as a lesbian. It freaked everyone out. My mother [had] told me that my father was gay. Soon after that he was hit by a truck. So [Fun Home] is all about this sorting out what happened in that strange little knot of sexual […]

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Fun Home

Designer Cristina Todesco

When it comes to set design in Boston, few have the impressive resume of Cristina Todesco, a four-time Elliot Norton Award and an IRNE Award winner for set design. Long-time SpeakEasy fans will certainly recognize her work from shows such as Hand to God, Dogfight, appropriate, Tribes, Clybourne Park, and Red, just to name a few. Now, as […]

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2018-2019 Season, Fun Home

Fun Home

Winner of Five Tony Awards, including Best Musical! Fun Home is a heartbreaking and fiercely funny new show about seeing one’s parents through grown-up eyes. Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling memoir, this groundbreaking musical introduces us to Alison at three different ages, revealing memories that celebrate the curiosity of childhood, the challenges of coming out, […]

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Fun Home Photos

To download high resolution images, click the thumbnails below, then right-click and choose “Save Image As.” All photos by Nile Scott Studios.

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2018-2019 Season, Fun Home, Uncategorized

Fun Home: Queer History, Memory, and Finding Our Truth

“My father died soon after I came out to my family as a lesbian. It freaked everyone out. My mother [had] told me that my father was gay. Soon after that he was hit by a truck. So [Fun Home] is all about this sorting out what happened in that strange little knot of sexual […]

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Fun Home

Designer Cristina Todesco

When it comes to set design in Boston, few have the impressive resume of Cristina Todesco, a four-time Elliot Norton Award and an IRNE Award winner for set design. Long-time SpeakEasy fans will certainly recognize her work from shows such as Hand to God, Dogfight, appropriate, Tribes, Clybourne Park, and Red, just to name a few. Now, as […]

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Contemporary American Musicals

While some may debate its origins, musical theatre is one of only a handful of truly original American art forms. Composer Leonard Bernstein once described musical theatre as “an art that arises out of American roots, out of our speech, our tempo, our moral attitudes, our way of moving.” We at SpeakEasy share this passion, […]

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2019 Boston Project

Having been named “Boston’s Best Launch Pad of 2018” by The Improper Bostonian magazine, SpeakEasy’s Boston Project is back for a fourth season, featuring two brand new locally-set plays by playwrights MJ Halberstadt of Brookline and Laura Neill of Brighton. We are thrilled to announce the return of Phaedra Michelle Scott, a 2017-2018 Boston Project Playwright, […]

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