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THE TONY AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL

By Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron
Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

Forward Theater

(I'm playing Bruce Bechdel)

WISCONSIN PREMIERE

Graphic novelist Alison Bechdel’s father was a volatile and brilliant man whose secrets defined her family and her life. Bruce taught high school English, ran the family’s funeral home business, and was obsessed with restoring their old house. When he dies unexpectedly, Alison digs deeply into her childhood memories to try and understand how his choices may have influenced her own.

This unique, funny and heart- shattering new musical zig-zags across Alison’s past and present as she tries to make sense of her parents’ lives, her own sexuality, and how she maps the terrain of her adult world.

Earlier Event: August 10
Sherlock Holmes
Later Event: January 15
Junk