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From Bechdel to Chekhov, literary stars inspire this spring's D.C. theater choices

Feb 03, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

In the coming months, many eyes will be looking with hopes raised to the new tenant on Pennsylvania Avenue.

I'm referring, of course, to "Fun Home."

The musical by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron, which collected five Tony Awards in 2015, including best musical, settles into Washington this spring at the National Theatre, just a few blocks down Pennsylvania from the White House. In a theater season packed with promising ventures, this one, running from April 18 to May 13, should find a ...