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New Light Theatre presents Fun Home, at OperaDelaware Studios in Wilmington, DE, March 8-17th

Fun Home is the Tony Award-winning musical adapted from lesbian cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s groundbreaking graphic autobiography. Alison’s upbringing was a bit unusual, playing in the family’s funeral parlor, lovingly nicknamed the “fun home,” while she and her family tiptoed around her father, Bruce, a particular, brilliant, and temperamental man whose secrets and self-loathing consume him. Moving between past and present, a now grown Alison reflects on her past, she struggles to make sense of her relationship with her father, while also reliving memories of her own coming of age, self-discovery, and self-acceptance as she learns to embrace her identity in a way her father could not.

Fun Home is a one act musical, running approximately 90 minutes with no intermission. To keep our cast safe, masking is encouraged in the theatre. Sunday, March 10th at 2PM is a relaxed performance with less theatrical lighting. 


New Light Theatre is committed to bringing light to the darkness of the world, to raising awareness and support for organizations that illuminate, and to deepening our empathy and connection with one another through meaningful artistic work. In accordance with this mission, Fun Home will partner with NAMI Delaware, a fully inclusive mental health organization that provides awareness, advocacy, support, and education to Delawareans. To find out more about NAMI’s mission, please visit:

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New Light Theatre is proud to be an ACCESS Card Partner, an initiative launched by Art-Reach. ACCESS is a public initiative that empowers those individuals and families who come from a low-income household, or those with disabilities, to engage with arts and culture in the Greater Philadelphia region at a rate they can afford.

Email to reserve your ACCESS tickets. Visitors must present their ACCESS card along with a photo ID to receive the discount. Click here to learn more about the ACCESS program.

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Thank you to our corporate sponsors, without whom this production would not be possible!

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This project is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on

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