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Careers in the Performing Arts Presents "Fun Home"

The winner of five 2015 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, FUN HOME  is based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir. This groundbreaking production introduces us to Alison at three different ages, revealing memories of her uniquely dysfunctional family that connect with her in surprising new ways. “Heart-gripping and cathartic, FUN HOME  occupies the place where we all grew up” (The New York Times).


Introduce your students to company members from this acclaimed show.  Our guest panelists will discuss their careers, education, skills and the realities of working on a touring show.  Your students will have the opportunity to interact with the panel and ask their own questions as well.  Our Teacher’s Resource Guide connects the experience to your classroom curriculum and can be downloaded at: playhousesquare.org/eduresources


Panel: Members of the cast and crew of Fun Home


Careers in the Performing Arts Common Core Standards

ELA: Communication Standard (Oral & Visual) A, D

ELA: Research Standard B, C, E

ELA: Writing Process Standard A. C

A&C: Career Exploration & Development Competency: 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2.3, 1.3.2, 1.3.4

A&C: Influences on the Performing Arts Competency: 17.3

A&C: Personal Employability Traits Competency: 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4

Drama/Theatre: Connections, Relationships and Applications: Standard C

R.CCR.7, SL.CCR.1, SL.CCR.4, W.CCR.1, W.CCR.4, W.CCR.5, W.CCR.6,

W.CCR.7, W.CCR.10

To register for this fine arts enrichment program: contact John Ramicone at 216-916-6360 or john.ramicone@ideastream.org by October 6th.


Our program is sponsored by Playhouse Square and WVIZ ideastream and is FREE to all participating schools.


   *Seats are also available for schools interested in bringing a group of students to the Idea Center for the program.  If you are interested in bringing students, to the Idea Center, please contact John Ramicone by October 6th.


Careers in the Performing Arts enriches your students’ classroom experience and is a joint educational initiative of Playhouse Square and WVIZ/PBS and 90.3 WCPN Ideastream.

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