27 Apr — 29 May 2021
Roslyn Packer Theatre
★★★★★ Limelight ★★★★★ ArtsHub
★★★★ Sydney Morning Herald ★★★★ Audrey Journal
★★★★ Time Out ★★★★ The Guardian
Music by Jeanine Tesori; Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel
Directed by Dean Bryant
A groundbreaking new musical
After smash-hit seasons on Broadway and in London, Fun Home comes to Sydney in a soaring brand-new production. Rescheduled from our 2020 season, we’re thrilled to announce that musical legend Marina Prior will be appearing in 2021.
Winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Original Score, and a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Fun Home has been hailed as a “beautiful, heartbreaker of a musical” (New York Times) and “one of the best new musicals of our era” (LA Times). Fun Home is a heartfelt story about coming out and coming of age based on Alison Bechdel’s pivotal graphic novel.
After the unexpected death of her father, Alison is forced to confront his secrets that come to light. Shifting between past and present, we meet Alison, a successful graphic novelist; college-age Alison on the cusp of self-discovery; and precocious child Alison, who plays in coffins instead of sandboxes in the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home.
Directed by Dean Bryant, Fun Home has laughs, drama and great tunes in spades. Don’t miss this chance to see one of the hottest musicals to come out of the US in a decade.
“Fun Home is not your ordinary Broadway musical, because it is extraordinary.” Time Out New York
Approx. duration 1hr 40mins (no interval). Subject to change. More info.
Content Suicide, sexual references, adult themes and strong language. Subject to change. More info.
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VISITOR SAFETY INFORMATION
100% audience capacity: STC is performing at 100% capacity in line with the current NSW Government Public Health Order. We encourage you to consider your comfort levels in a busy theatre setting before attending.
Face masks are strongly recommended: NSW Health strongly recommends that all audience members over 12 wear a mask in our foyers and theatres, including during the performance. Please bring a face mask with you.
The situation is constantly evolving and safety measures may change before your performance. Please check the most up-to-date Visitor Safety Measures prior to your visit.
Mon – Thu performances
Adult A Reserve $110
B Reserve $102
Seniors cardholder $102
Under 30 $89
Fri & Sat performances
A Reserve $120
B Reserve $110
All tickets $49
Transaction fees may apply
Single ticket bookings: $8 online; $8 telephone; $0 Box Office counter