Paul Taylor: A sublime adaptation of Alison Bechdel's acclaimed graphic-novel memoir about growing up lesbian in small-town Pennsylvania with a closeted gay father...
Dominic Cavendush: A quirky, haunting, heartbreaking coming-of-age tale...
Maxie Szalwinska: The Inheritance has achieved a West End transfer. Fun Home, an unlikely musical version of Alison Bechdel's graphic (and sapphic) novel and memoir, should too...a milestone in musical theatre...
Quentin Letts: This inventive, restrained production... tremendously moving. I loved it. it is done with heart and novelty and it catches the necessity of family, flawed parents and all...it is done with heart and novelty and it catches the necessity of family, flawed parents and all....
Tim Bano: In a quiet, deeply sentimental and desperately moving way, this is an incredibly radical show. There’s an incredible generosity to Tesori’s straining music, full of uncompleted lines and suspended notes...a staggering work of art.
Michael Billington: Beautifully performed mix of memory-play and strip-cartoon...it takes the stage musical in new directions and shows it can match the piercing directness of the graphic novel.
Lucy Brooks: A truly brilliant musical needs a plot that fully absorbs you, and songs that enrich its story while still soaring beyond it to become stand-alone anthems.Fun Home has both, in abundance, plus a mischievous strand of mordant humour and a vital, startlingly original subject-matter...
Connor Campbell: Maintaining the novel’s non-linear structure, the musical flips between Alison’s Big (Kaisa Hammarlund), Medium (Eleanor Kane) and Small (played in the press performance by Brooke Hayes)...Fun Home boasts a cast that should dominate at the Oliviers.
Anna Leszkiewicz: Where the graphic novel slowly builds repeated images and references to great literature until a perfect web emerges from desperate threads...the musical suggests that life is messier, more arbitrary...
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