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Traipsing from margins to mainstream to bag a Tony

Best New Musical Fun Home, a raw expose about family and sexuality, is a nod to sophistication in theatre

(Above) The cast of Fun Home accepting the award for Best Musical

(Above) Simon Stephens, the author (with the Tony), and the producers of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, accepting the award for Best Play.

The composer Jeanine Tesori (left) and the playwright Lisa Kron, of Fun Home, were the first all-female team to win a Tony for best score; Kron also took home a Tony for Best Book.

New York

FUN Home, a poignant and raw exploration of family, memory, sexuality and suicide, completed a long journey from the margins to the mainstream as it won the Tony Award for Best New Musical.

The show, adapted from the bestselling graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, bested

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