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Alison Bechdel’s ‘Fun Home’ From Two Perspectives

Alison Bechdel’s ‘Fun Home’ From Two Perspectives

The Three Faces of Alison For the past decades, imported British musicals seemed to rule the Great White Way. That has all changed with the rise of homegrown, groundbreaking, box-office hit musicals from Rent, Next to Normal to the recent Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, and Dear Evan Hansen, that have restored the American musical

Alison Bechdel’s Lesbian Tragicomedy ‘Fun Home’ Comes to Life on Tobin Stage

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Lesbian author and cartoonist Alison Bechdel is a true gem of the LGBTQ community. Since coming out in 1980, she has advocated for LGBTQ equality and self-acceptance in her own, truly unique way. Bechdel’s greatest claim to fame, the best-selling graphic memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, is