Broadway's "Fun Home' Will Raise Money For Orlando's Victims

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Published on 5 Jul 2016, 18:53
In order to raise money to help the survivors of the gay nightclub shooting in Orlando. one Broadway show will perform a few blocks away from the massacre.
The cast and creative team from "Fun Home" will assemble for a one-night benefit concert version of the Tony Award-winning show on July 24 in Orlando for survivors and victims' family.
Producer Mike Isaacson said, "For our company, there is no choice but to respond with what we have, what we know, and the belief that it leads to something."
The touching musical is based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel memoir about growing up with a closeted dad in the family's funeral home business. It's the first Broadway show with a lesbian protagonist.
Tony-winner Michael Cerveris, who stars as the father, came up with the idea of the visit. The rest of the cast and creative team were eager to help show their support.
The concert will be at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, not far from where a gunman's rampage at the Pulse nightclub.
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