January 26, 2017 at 04:30 pm
Manila Standard Showbitz
Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group together with Metrobank Card Corporation are proud to announce that, after its sold out run last November, the critically acclaimed Tony Award winning musical Fun Home
is returning to Manila from March 10 to 19 for a limited repeat run of 12 performances.
It will feature its original cast who all gave unforgettable performances including Tony Award winner Lea Salonga
, Eric Kunze
, and Cris Villonco
Fun Home was the most awarded and acclaimed musical of 2015 winning 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical. When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires.
Fun Home is a based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, Fun Home and features music by Jeanine Tesori
and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron
. The New York Times
calls it, “The Best Musical To Open On Broadway.”
Meanwhile, the Manila production was hailed as, “Terrific Theater!” and “Undeniably moving, piercing through our core,” and played a sold out run last November.
Also in the cast, delivering acclaimed performances, are Mikkie Bradshaw-Volante
, Yanah Laurel
, Laurence Mossman
, Katie Bradshaw
, and Andee Achacoso
Fun Home is directed by Bobby Garcia
with Musical Direction by Ceejay Javier
, Vocal Direction by Man Man Angsico
, Choreography by Cecile Martinez
, Light Design by Adam Honore
, Set Design by Faust Peneyra
, Costume Design by Oz Go
, Sound Design by Kevin Heard
, Projection Design by GA Fallarme
, and Hair and Make Up Design by Johann dela Fuente
The limited repeat of Fun Home runs from March 10 to 19, at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati. Tickets are now available at Ticketworld by calling 891-9999 or online at www.ticketworld.com.ph.