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12 Reasons Why “Fun Home” Musical Should Come To Broadway

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The Public Theater’s Fun Home may be coming to Broadway Spring 2015. Here are some reasons why it definitely should.

1. Six Feet Under: The Musical

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It’s about a dysfunctional family, set in a funeral home, with both gay & female empowerment themes. As close as you’re going to get.

2. It’s based on a graphic novel.

It's based on a graphic novel.

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With a sequel too!

3. It’s a coming-of-age musical about a lesbian.

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How many musicals do you know are about lesbians? #exactly

4. OMGGGGGGGG!!! POCAHONTAS IS IN IT!!!

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Judy Kuhn, the singing voice of Disney’s Pocahontas, plays the Mom. Go YouTube stalk her. #worthit

5. Partridge Family Choreography

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If the Bradys and the Partridge were thrown in a room together and told to boogy? Well, that explosion of 70’s choreography would match what happens in this show.

6. The music is like the Partridge family catalog

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ADMIT IT. You still rock out to “I Think I Love You”. It pops up on Pandora for you. #guilty #partyofone

7. Beth Malone, Sydney Lucas, & Alexandra Socha

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Watching these three actors play the same character at various ages is like watching Meryl Streep: The Prequel.

8. BEAUTIFUL WORDS ARE SUNG!!!!!!!!!

“Maps show you what is simple and true. I’m laying out a birds eye view. Where did he travel? What did he see? A sweeping atlas of my Dad’s mythology.”

(sobs)

9. They reference “A Chorus Line.”

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Sadly, no shout outs for Kelly Bishop.

10. Fun Home vs. South Carolina State Representatives

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The entire cast flew down to South Carolina to perform the musical amid a dispute over Alison Bechdel’s memoir. #kickass

11. Outstanding Musical Awards Love

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Fun Home has already won Best Musical from the Lucille Lortel Awards and the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards! What’s next? THE TONYS!

12. It means SOMETHING

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This is a beautifully crafted, meaningful, funny, honest story about a young woman discovering who she was, is, and will become while being haunted by the memories of events leading up to her father’s death. A true transformative theatrical experience.

Bring “Fun Home” to Broadway next season!

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