Alison Bechdel’s family, captured first in her 2006 graphic memoir Fun Home and then in a Tony Award-winning 2015 chamber musical (music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron), feels right at (uneasy) home on the intimate Copley Theatre stage in downtown Aurora. Presented as part of Paramount’s “Bold” series of seemingly more […]
This year’s Bechdel Fest realigns online.
Out of the closets and onto the stage
Five memoirs that made me the pansexual freak I am today
The current book obsessions of Reader staff writer Maya Dukmasova and activist Mariame Kaba.
In a solo show, the Jeff nominee chronicles the rat race of working Chicago actors.
Griffin Theatre’s production of this Appalachian-flavored musical by Brian Crawley and Jeanine Tesori gives fans of Fun Home a taste of the latter’s earlier work.
A black comedy at Windy City Playhouse and a black musical at Victory Gardens are among this week’s best bets.
Fun Home, Handmade Market Chicago, and more happenings from November 11-13.
The Broadway musical based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel and a Pinter classic are among this week’s best bets.
An interview with graphic novelist Alison Bechdel