'Fun Home' To Have Test Reading At A Funeral Home

2018 Outer Critics Circle Theatre Awards

The Tony- winning musical Fun Home will have a test reading at the Plaza Jewish Community Chapel funeral home in New York City. The reading will take place on December 19th, 2019 at 8:00 pm. Tony nominees Jenn Colella (Come From Away) and Caitlin Kinnunen (The Prom) will star.

Fun Home was the winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical. The show is based on cartoonist Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir which tells her experience coming into her own as a lesbian and coping with the suicide of her closeted father. The musical features a Tony-winning book by Lisa Kron and a Tony-winning score by Jeanine Tesori and Kron.

In the reading, Colella will star as Alison and Kinnunen will read for Medium Alison. The reading is presented by Quintessence of Dust Theatre Company and Daniella Caggiano will direct .

Further casting is to come.

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