Fun Home

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 and the complexities of family.

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