Alison Bechdel Draws a Fun Home Coda

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Alison Bechdel on her comic-book memoir Fun Home, in comics. Photo: Alison Bechdel

Last year, Alison Bechdel’s comic-book memoir Fun Home became an extraordinarily moving musical at the Public. To mark its transfer uptown to Circle in the Square (where it opens on April 19), we asked Bechdel about seeing herself, her parents, and their difficult relationship portrayed on a Broadway stage. Here’s how she responded.

*This article appears in the April 6, 2015 issue of New York Magazine.

Alison Bechdel Draws a Fun Home Coda