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Tony award winning musical FUN HOME set to open at Shea's 710 Theatre

FUN HOME features a trio of young stars
Posted: 9:58 AM, May 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-09 13:58:39Z
Tony award winning musical FUN HOME set to open at Shea's 710 Theatre

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW-TV) — FUN HOME is a Tony Award winning musical that celebrates life, love, family and self-discovery. The show which features three young performers will have it's regional premiere at Shea;'s 710 Theatre.

Seven year-old Jasper Brown is the youngest cast member. He says "the "fun" is short for funeral-so funeral home". That's the setting for the musical that's based on a true story and deals with serious issues. Thirteen year-old Joseph Bielecki says that the children are an important part of the show, adding "the kids are a comedic relief in a serious show."

Jane Hereth is ten years old and she admits that being in her first professional production is a lot of work, but fun too, saying "It was a great experience working with these people."

FUN HOME runs May 9th through May 19th at Shea's 710 Theatre. You can get tickets at the Shea's website .