MUSKEGON — Muskegon Civic Theatre has cast its upcoming production of “Fun Home.”
Appearing in the musical that will run Jan. 17-25, 2020 at the downtown Frauenthal Theater will be Abigail Jimison as Alison Bechdel, Lauren Mixter as Helen Bechdel, Michael Ramsey as Bruce Bechdel, Lareyna Plescher as Medium Alison, Miah Lipps as Joan, Jake Trygstad at Roy/Pete/Mark/Bobby Jeremy, Rory Ponce as Small Alison, Darion Fearnley as Christian Bechdel and Lyric Ponce as John Bechdel.
“Fun Home was adapted by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori from Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic novel of the same name.
The autobiographical story concerns Bechdel’s discovery of her own sexuality, her relationship with her gay father, and her attempts to unlock the mysteries surrounding his life.
The original, 2015 Broadway production was nominated for 12 Tony Awards; It won five, including Best Musical.
MCT’s “Fun Home” is being directed by Andrew Zahrt.
It will be presented as a Black Box production, with the actors and audiences both on stage.