Fun Home Opening at the Ahmanson

"Fun Home" Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre Opening, Los Angeles, America - 22 Feb 2017

All the Alisons and more VIPs enjoy Fun Home Opening Night in Los Angeles 

 

 

At the after-party for “Fun Home,” which opened at the Ahmanson Theatre last month, Suzanne Cryer of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” caught up with the actor who is playing cartoonist, MacArthur “genius” award recipient and “Fun Home” creator Alison Bechdel’s father.

“I saw the entire show and said, ‘That guy is a genius,’ ” Cryer said, noting that from Row Q of the theater, she couldn’t see his face. “And then my friend sitting behind me said, ‘Wasn’t Robert Petkoff amazing?,’ and I said, ‘Oh my God.’ I worked with Robert 20 years ago. So now, even though I have a babysitter and three kids at home, I said, ‘I have to go to the cast party.’ ”

 

Click here to read more about the cast party in the full-length version of my story in the online fashion section of the Los Angeles Times. The story also appeared in the Sunday Image section on Mar. 12.

“Fun Home” continues through April 1. For further information, click here or call (213) 628-2772

"Fun Home" Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre Opening, Los Angeles, America - 22 Feb 2017

 

Top Photo: All the Alisons at the Fun Home Opening at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, from left: Abby Corrigan (teen Alison); the real graphic novelist Alison Bechdel. Kate Shindle (adult Alison) and Alessandra Baldacchino (young Alison) (Photo by Ryan Miller/ Capture Imaging)

"Fun Home" Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre Opening, Los Angeles, America - 22 Feb 2017

Second photo: Suzanne Cryer of TV’s Silicon Valley joins cast member Robert Petkoff at the after-party for the Fun Home Opening at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles (Photo by Ryan Miller/ Capture Imaging)

Third photo: Katie Lowes and Adam Shapiro of TV’s Scandal arrive for the Fun Home Opening at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles (Photo by Ryan Miller/ Capture Imaging)

Fourth photo: Alec Mapa of TV’s Ugly Betty arrives for the Fun Home Opening at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles (Photo by Ryan Miller/ Capture Imaging)

Fifth photo: Former Miss India Pooja Batra arrives for the Fun Home Opening at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles (Photo by Ryan Miller/ Capture Imaging)

 

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Fun Home Opening at the Ahmanson

Published Mar. 12, 2017 – Ellen Olivier, Society News LA