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Watch: Come to the Fun Home, from Fun Home Musical

Fun Home Circle in the Square Theatre Cast List: Michael Cerveris Judy Kuhn Beth Malone Sydney Lucas Emily Skeggs Joel Perez Roberta Colindrez Zell Morrow Oscar Williams Production Credits: Sam Gold (Direction) Danny Mefford (Choreography) David Zinn (Set and Costume Design) Ben Stanton (Lighting Design) Kai Harada (Sound Design) Chris Fenwick (Music Direction) Other Credits: Lyrics by: Lisa Kron Music by: Jeanine Tesori Book by Lisa Kron

“Come to the Fun Home” Oscar Williams Zell Morrow Sydney Lucas

Here is a song from Fun Home, in which the three Bechdel children, whose father is (among other things) a funeral director, make up a commercial for the establishment, which they have nicknamed the Fun Home.
Lyrics below the video, which was performed at the Stars in the Alley concert by Zell Steele Morrow as John (the boy in the middle), Oscar Williams as Christian, and Tony-nominated Sydney Lucas as Small Alison.

SMALL ALISON
Fun Home commercial. Take seven million
billion thousand.
JOHN
Your uncle died
You’re feeling low
You’ve got to bury your momma but you don’t know where to go Your papa needs his final rest
You got you got you got to give them the best
Oh–
SMALL ALISON AND CHRISTIAN
Come to the Fun Home
JOHN
That’s the Bechdel Funeral Home, baby
SMALL ALISON AND CHRISTIAN
The Bechdel Fun Home
JOHN
Next to Baker’s Department Store
THREE KIDS

in Beech Creek!

SMALL ALISON AND CHRISTIAN
The Bechdel Fun Home
JOHN
We take dead bodies ev’ry day of the week so
THREE KIDS
You’ve got no reason to roam Use the Bechdel Funeral Home
What it is, what it is
hoo hoo hoo
What it is, what it is now baby
SMALL ALISON AND CHRISTIAN
Sock it to me
Sock it to me
Sock it to me
Sock it to me
Sock it to me
Sock it to me
Sock it to me, baby
JOHN
Ooh–
Here come da judge
Here come da
judge, baby
* * * * * * * *
Our caskets Ooh!
Are satin lined Ooh!

CHRISTIAN
And we got so many models guaranteed to blow your mind You know our mourners–
THREE KIDS
So satisfied
They like, they like, they like
our formaldehyde!
Yeah!
Here at the Fun Home
CHRISTIAN
That’s the Bechdel Funeral Home, baby
THREE KIDS
Come to the Fun Home
SMALL ALISON
We got kleenex and your choice of psalm
THREE KIDS
Stop by the Fun Home
Think of Bechdel when you need to embalm You’ve got no reason to roam
Use the Bechdel Funeral Home
What it hoo hoo What it hoo hoo
is, what it is hoo
is, what it is
CHRISTIAN
Tell em what we got
What else have we got, Tito

What else have we got?
What else have we got? Whaaaa!
SMALL ALISON
Smelling salts for if you’re queasy!
JOHN
Folding chairs that open easy!
CHRISTIAN
These are cool, you know what they are?
Flags with magnets for your car!
JOHN
These are wire and they hold flowers!
SMALL ALISON
Here’s a sign for the names and the hours!
CHRISTIAN
Stand right here when you sign the book!
JOHN
This is called an aneurysm hook! En garde!
THREE KIDS
Come to the Fun Home
Ample parking down the street
Here at the Fun Home
Body prep that can’t be beat
You’ll like the Fun Home
In our hearse there’s a backwards seat! That’s why we made up this poem
We’re the Bechdel Funeral Home
What it is, what it is
hoo hoo hoo
What it is, what it is now baby hoo! hoo! hoo!

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Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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