Here Lies Love - Off-Broadway
Within a throbbing dance club atmosphere, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim deconstruct the astonishing journey of Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos and her meteoric rise and subsequent descent into infamy. Here Lies Love is neither a period piece nor a biography, neither a play or a musical but a wholly immersive spectacle combining disco beats, adrenaline-fueled choreography, and a remarkable 360-degree scenic and video environment to go beyond Imelda's near-mythic obsession with shoes and explore true questions of power and responsibility.
HERE LIES LOVE is the revolutionary musical experience from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim that's being called "A LIFE-GIVING, ROOF-RAISING, BOOTY-SHAKING BLAST OF PURE JOY!" (Vogue). This thrillingly immersive show retraces the astonishing journey of Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos from her meteoric rise to power to her descent into infamy and the People Power Revolution. An adrenaline-fueled, 360-degree multimedia spectacle, HERE LIES LOVE blends the passion of politics with heart-pounding dance beats for an exhilarating and completely unmissable event. Alex Timbers (Rocky, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) directs this never-seen-anything-like-it production. POWER TO THE PARTY!
Running Time: One hour and 20 minutes
Public Theater [Anspacher Theater](New York, NY)
425 Lafayette Street
Here Lies Love Off-Broadway Cast
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by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014
The David Byrne/Fatboy Slim musical hit 'Here Lies Love' will be leaving the Public Theater on January 4th to spread the love across the globe in many new productions, but the celebs are still coming to join in the Disco. Last night, SPIKE LEE was spotted enjoying the show in the house and loved it so much that he joined the cast backstage after the show for a group photo. Check it out below!
by BWW News Desk - November 24, 2014
Michael Urie and Harvey Keitel recently visited HERE LIES LOVE at the Pubilc Theater, where they met with the cast and posed for a few photos. Check out a look back at their visits below!
by Stage Tube - November 21, 2014
USA Today just posted an interview with Here Lies Love creator David Byrne and the show's star, Jaygee Macapugay. The pair talks about the interactive nature of the musical, Byrne's transition to writing 'popier' songs and more. Watch below!
by BWW News Desk - November 3, 2014
ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Danielle Brooks visited the Public Theater on Halloween to see her friend Maria-Christina Oliveras in the hit David Byrne/Fatboy Slim musical HERE LIES LOVE - check out a look back below!
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2014
Brooke Shields attended HERE LIES LOVE at the Pubilc Theater last night, where she went down to the dressing rooms after the show to visit the cast. Brooke related stories of when she, as a young girl of 16, was invited to open the Philippines Film Festival and spent a weekend with Imelda Marcos in Manila. The disco musical hit is running through January 4th before embarking on a world tour and the current stars are Jaygee Macapugay as Imelda, Jose Llana as Ferdinand Marcos and Conrad Ricamora as Ninoy Aquino.
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014
The Apple Store in SoHo (103 Prince Street) will host a special afternoon with composer/creator David Byrne along with the cast of the hit off-Broadway musical Here Lies Love on Saturday afternoon, October 25th from 2 to 3 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2014
Jaygee Macapugay, who appeared in the cast of the off-Broadway hit musical Here Lies Love, will assume the title role of 'Imelda Marcos' with her first official performance tonight, October 20th.
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2014
After a sold-out engagement at The Public Theater in 2013 and the current commercial off-Broadway run at The Public Theater producers Joey Parnes and Emursive have announced that the David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's' smash hit musical, Here Lies Love, directed by Alex Timbers, will play its final performance in New York on Sunday, January 4th, 2015. The initial Public Theater production began performances on April 2, 2013 and ended its run (after four extensions) on July 28, 2013. The current production reopened at The Public Theater on April 14, 2014 with an official opening on May 1, 2014
by Review Roundups - October 13, 2014
The award-winning New York production of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's musical Here Lies Love opens the new Dorfman Theatre. Here Lies Love plays now through 8 January, with an official press night held tonight, October 13, 2014. Featuring additional music by Tom Gandeyand J Pardo, the show is directed by Alex Timbers. Let's see what the critics had to say...
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2014
The award-winning New York production of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's musical Here Lies Love opens the new Dorfman Theatre (formerly the Cottesloe), following its complete refurbishment as part of the NT Future project. Here Lies Love plays now through 8 January, with an official press night held tonight 13 October 2014.
by BWW News Desk - October 6, 2014
Jaygee Macapugay, currently featured in the cast of the off-Broadway hit musical Here Lies Love, will assume the title role of Imelda Marcos with her first official performance on Monday October 20th. Ruthie Ann Miles who originated the role will play her final performance on Saturday October 18th. Tobias Wong has also joined the cast and is now playing the role of the D.J.
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014
?The Remix Collection from Here Lies Love, featuring reimaginings of the music from David Byrne andFatboy Slim's off-Broadway hit, is out now on Todomundo!, get it here. A collection of 14 tracks remixed by Matt Stine and Justin Levine, all proceeds will be donated to Gawad Kalinga, a charity dedicated to typhoon relief and ending poverty in the Philippines for 5 million families by 2024. The album is available at Here Lies Love performances at The Public Theater in New York and Dorfman Theater in London as well as via the Here Lies Love website, DavidByrne.com and other outlets.
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014
The award-winning New York production of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's musical Here Lies Love will open the new Dorfman Theatre (formerly the Cottesloe), following its complete refurbishment as part of the NT Future project. Here Lies Love plays from tonight 30 September to 8 January, with a press night on 13 October.