The cast of “Fun Home.” Photo by Joan Marcus.
Nate von Zumwalt
It was a prolific morning for Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori’s Fun Home, which garnered 12 Tony Award nominations today, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Original Score. Kron and Tesori’s adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir of the same name was developed in part at the 2012 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab. After a critically acclaimed run Off-Broadway in 2013-2014, Fun Home made its Broadway premiere on April 19 at Circle In the Square Theatre. See the full list of Fun Home nominations below.
BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL (LISA KRON)
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (JEANINE TESORI AND LISA KRON)
BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL (SAM GOLD)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL (BETH MALONE)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL (MICHAEL CERVERIS)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL (JUDY KUHN)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL (SYDNEY LUCAS)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL (EMILY SKEGGS)
BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL (DAVID ZINN)
BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A MUSICAL (BEN STANTON)
BEST ORCHESTRATIONS (JOHN CLANCY)