“Fun Home” at the Boston Opera House

The national tour of “Fun Home,” the 2015 Tony-winner for Best Musical, came to Boston on Oct. 17 to tell the story of Alison Bechdel’s journey from childhood to working as a prolific cartoonist and activist for the LGBTQA+ community. Family, identity, truth and change are all explored in the musical, as the audience looks back through the eyes of adult Alison, played by Kate Shindle, as she reflects on her youth and relationships and creates the graphic novel upon which this show is based.

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