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ARTS/West Athens Presents the Musical “Fun Home”

June 5, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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ARTS/West Presents Fun Home, the 2015 Best Musical Tony Award Winner


-Music by Jeanine Tesori

-Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron

-Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

-FUN HOME is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals. www.concordtheatricals.com


Athens, Ohio – ARTS/West will present the musical Fun Home, taking place at ARTS/West the first two weekends of June and featuring members of the Athens community and Ohio University students in its cast and crew. Athens’ very own Dayton Edward Willison takes the helm as the director of this show.


ARTS/West is proud to debut its first show that it has officially produced: the musical Fun Home, Alison Bechdel’s memoir set to music, where she comes to terms with her complicated relationship with her dad. It’s a riveting coming-of-age and coming-out story. The city of Athens is sponsoring this musical in honor of Pride Month. Come celebrate Pride with us by grabbing your seat at ARTS/West and embarking on an experience you don’t want to miss.



About the Show:

-Recommendation: Ages 13 and up. Contains adult language and subject material.

-Show dates: June 3rd, 4th, 5th & 10th, 11th, 12th.

-Friday & Saturday shows at 8pm. Sunday matinees at 2pm.

-Run time: Approximately 90 minutes. No intermission.

-Tickets available on Eventbrite: https://tinyurl.com/funhomeathens

-However, tickets purchased day of show are cash only.


Fun Home is an emotional powerhouse” – Chicago Tribune


Fun Home is a thoroughly dynamic piece that is just as emotionally piercing, good-humored and enjoyable as it is sharp, focused and culturally conscious.” -amNY Newsletter


Fun Home is to fathers what Gypsy is to mothers, and Kron and Tesori have created a daddy Bruce…who is every bit as vivid…as Mama Rose.” – The Wrap



About ARTS/West:

ARTS/West is a facility operated by the City of Athens’ Arts, Parks and Recreation Department. Its mission is to make facilities, resources, and opportunities available to art organizations, individual artists, and community residents. The facility is community focused for all individuals engaged in the creation, performance, and exhibition of the arts, while promoting activities preserving the beauty, heritage, and the culture of Athens. For more information, contact Emily Beveridge at 740-592-4315 or ebeveridge@ci.athens.oh.us



Sponsored By:

-The Ohio Arts Council

-Ohio University LGBT Center

-Ohio University Women’s Center

-Upcycle Ohio


June 5, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Athens, OH 45701 United States
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