The Young Vic Theatre has confirmed the casting for Sam Gold’s production, playing at the venue from the 18th June. 

Fun Home

This production, which is the final one  in David Lan’s last season as Artistic Director of the Young Vic, is set to star Kaisa Hammarlund as Alison; Eleanor Kane as Medium Alison; Jenna Russell as Helen; Ashley Samuels as Roy, Mark and Jeremy; Cherrelle Skeete as Joan and Zubin Varla as Bruce, Alison’s father. Casting for Small Alison, John and Christian will be confirmed at a later date.

The musical is being produced in association with Sonia Friedman Productions, Fox Theatricals and Barbara Whitman, directed by Sam Gold who is making his Young Vic debut with the production.

Meet Alison at three stages of her life.  

Memories of her 1970s childhood in a funeral home merge with her college love life and her coming out.  

Looking back on her complex relationship with her father, Alison finds they had more in common than she ever knew…

Based on  Alison Bechdel’s celebrated 2006 graphic novel, the musical made its debut  at The Public Theater in New York in October 2013, followed by a triumphant Broadway run and a successful US National tour, winning five Tony Awards.

The production will feature choreography by Danny Mefford, set and costume design by David Zinn, light by Ben Stanton, sound by Kai Harada, music supervision by Chris Fenwick and music direction by Nigel Lilley.

Fun Home will play at the Young Vic from the 18th June until the 1st September. For more information and to book tickets visit: https://www.youngvic.org/whats-on/fun-home

 

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