Lisa Kron's FUN HOME, at The Public Theatre, has been extended three times -- while Kron was simultaneously performing THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN, also at The Public.
Kathleen Chalfant will host a discussion with Lisa Kron about her 2010 play In the Wake. There will also be a brief reading from the play by Lisa Kron and actress Deirdre O’Connell.
Lisa Kron’s work has been widely produced in New York, regionally, and internationally. Plays include Fun Home, a musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel written with composer Jeanine Tesori, which premiered at Public Theater this October. The Ver**zon Play (2011 Humana Festival; In the Wake (Lilly Award, anthologized in “Best Plays of 2010-2011”, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist, Lortel and GLAAD best play noms.); Well (anthologized in “Best Plays of 2003-2004”, Outer Critics Circle best play nom., two 2006 Tony Award noms.); 2.5 Minute Ride (Obie, L.A. Drama-Logue and GLAAD Media Awards); 101 Humiliating Stories (Drama Desk nom.). As an actor she has most recently been seen in the Foundry Theater’s production of Good Person of Szechuan starring Taylor Mac, and as dance critic Walter Terry in in Richard Move’s Martha @... The 1963 Interview. She has received playwriting fellowships from the Lortel and Guggenheim Foundations, Sundance Theater Lab, the Lark Play Development Center, the American Voices New Play Institute, and the MacDowell Colony, as well as the Cal Arts/Alpert Award, a Helen Merrill Award, and grants from the Creative Capital Foundation and New York Foundation for the Arts. Lisa is a founding member of the OBIE and Bessie-Award-winning collaborative theater company The Five Lesbian Brothers. She serves on the board of the McDowell Colony and the Council of the Dramatists Guild of America.
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