Tony Awards 2015 highlights: ‘Fun Home’ wins the best musical
NEW YORK â€” â€œFun Home,â€ an emotionally searing musical about a gay womanâ€™s sexual awakening in a troubled Pennsylvania family, walked away with Sunday nightâ€™s most coveted award, best musical, at the 69th Tony Awards.
The musical, by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron, scooped up a total of five awards, including those for book, score, and direction of a musical. For his work in the show â€” based on Alison Bechdelâ€™s graphic novel â€” veteran Michael Cerveris also was named best actor in a musical.
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