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Karen Eilbacher as Joan (left) and Abby Corrigan as Medium Alison in Fun Home.
Photograph by Joan Marcus.
Copyright © 2016 by Joan Marcus

FUN HOME

Near the beginning of the fascinating coming-out, musical-comedy-tragedy FUN HOME, the lead character Alison tells the audience that in the show, the father and his daughter (Alison) are both gay, and, while she’s away at college, her father will kill himself.  When he isn’t running a funeral home, teaching high school English, and hunting for antiques, […]

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Clarence Fountain.
Image credit: Discogs

THE BOOK OF CLARENCE AT MOMA

When writer-director-lyricist Lee Breuer and composer Bob Telson fused Sophocles to the African-American church experience in The Gospel at Colonus, Clarence Fountain and the Blind Boys of Alabama were cast to collectively portray Oedipus—an event that vaulted Clarence and his group into mainstream recognition.  Thirty-five years later, the Museum of Modern Art will present the world premiere […]