What Did London Critics Think of the U.K. Premiere of Fun Home?

The Verdict   What Did London Critics Think of the U.K. Premiere of Fun Home?
 
The Young Vic presentation of the Tony-winning musical features Olivier winner Jenna Russell as Helen.
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Zubin Varla, Brooke Haynes, and Kaisa Hammarlund Marc Brenner

The London premiere of the Tony-winning musical Fun Home officially opened June 27 at the Young Vic. Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron’s stage adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir is scheduled to run through September 1.

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Jenna Russell Marc Brenner

The cast includes Olivier winner Jenna Russell as Helen, Zubin Varla as Bruce, Kaisa Hammarlund as Alison, Eleanor Kane as Medium Alison, and Broke Haynes and Harriet Turnbull, who share the role of Small Alison.

Read reviews for the London engagement below.

The Evening Standard (Henry Hitchings)

The Guardian (Michael Billington)

The Independent (Paul Taylor)

The New York Times (Matt Wolf)

Time Out London (Andrzej Lukowski)

Rounding out the company of the Sam Gold-helmed staging are Ashley Samuels, Cherrelle Skeete, Eddie Martin, Charlie McLellan, Ramsay Robertson, and Archie Smith.

Look through photos of the show below:

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