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Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Lisa Kron Responds to FUN HOME Costume Controversy with Open Letter

www.broadwayworld.com: ony Award-winning Fun Home book writer, Lisa Kron, has responded to some recent unrest among fans of the popular musical.

In an open letter addressing a controversy over a costuming change for the show's national tour, the playwright defends the production's decision to change the costume for "Large Alison" currently played by Equity president, Kate Shindle, and puts to bed any notion that there was an effort made to 'de-butchify' the character for the show's national tour.

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