Fun Home, Michael Cerveris and Neil LaBute Premiere Part of Guggenheim's Works & Process Slate

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The Jeanine Tesori-Lisa Kron Broadway musical Fun Home and Neil LaBute's upcoming Off-Broadway world premiere of The Way We Get By will be showcased as part of the Guggenheim Museum's Works & Process spring 2015 programming.

Author Alison Bechdel, whose graphic memoir "Fun Home" is the basis for the award-winning musical, will sit with cast and creators of the show for a performance and discussion of the work. Set to take place March 15, 2015, at 7:30 PM, the event will feature Tony-winning actor Michael Cerveris, along with Tesori, Kron, Bechdel and director Sam Gold. Fun Home arrives on Broadway March 27, 2015, at Circle in the Square. On March 30 at 7:30 PM, composer Jennifer Higdon will present highlights from her new opera Cold Mountain, based on Charles Frazier's best-selling novel. Performers include Emily Fons, Roger Honeywell, Isabel Leonard and Jay Hunter Morris, who will be joined by director Leonard Foglia and librettist Gene Scheer.

Playwright LaBute will join Tony Award-nominated actor Thomas Sadoski and Tony-nominated director Leigh Silverman for a 7:30 PM discussion on May 3. Sadoski will also offer excerpts of LaBute's new play The Way We Get By, which will premiere Off-Broadway May 12 at Second Stage Theatre.

For a complete list of Works & Process programming, visit worksandprocess.org.

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