Audition dates: Sep 15 & 16 at 7pm at Theatre Tallahassee. Call backs will be held at the discretion of the Director.
Please prepare around 32 bars of a song and bring sheet music for the accompanist.
About the Show
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 refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes.
Directed by Jilian Wesolowski
Music Direction by Jeff Hoh
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Based on the Graphic Novel by Alison Bechdel
“Fun Home” is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company
Performances: November 15-24, 2019
ALISON – 43 years old, a cartoonist
MEDIUM ALISON – 19 years old, a college freshman
SMALL ALISON – around 9 years old
BRUCE BECHDEL – Alison’s father
HELEN BECHDEL – Alison’s mother
CHRISTIAN BECHDEL – Alison’s brother, around 10 years old
JOHN BECHDEL – Alison’s brother, around 6 years old
ROY – a young man Bruce hires to do yard work
MARK – a high school junior
JOAN – a college student
PETE – a mourner
BOBBY JEREMY AND THE SUSAN DEYS – imaginary television characters