Watch Ring of Keys from 2015 Tony-winning Musical Fun Home

2015 Tony winning best actor Michael Cerveris, Beth Malone and Sydney Lucas do “Ring of Keys’ from Fun Home at the 2015 Tony Awards.

In the song, Alison, a lesbian cartoonist (Beth Malone), remembers when she was young – Small Alison (Sydney Lucas) – and saw a butch woman in a diner…and suddenly realized something about herself.

Here is Sydney Lucas singing it at the Lilly Awards in 2014:

(Here’s a link to the number at the Tonys on the CBS site.)

Fun Home won five Tony Awards on June 7th, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Score, Best Performance by a Leading Actor, Best Director.

Here is Fun Home book writer and lyricist Lisa Kron’s acceptance speech, which was not televised:

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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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