Throw on your dancing shoes and hide the rest, because Here Lies Love celebrates its opening night on May 1. The Lucille Lortel nominated musical, which recently announced an upcoming London transfer, returns to the Public after a successful run last year. The tuner is directed by Alex Timbers and features music by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim.
Set to the beat of a throbbing dance club score, Here Lies Love tells the story of Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos, her meteoric rise to celebrity and subsequent descent into infamy. The production is an immersive theatrical experience that puts audience members directly into the action in a 360-degree scenic and video environment. The show goes beyond Marcos’ legendary obsession with shoes and explores the tragic consequences of the abuse of power.
The cast of Here Lies Loves includes Ruthie Ann Miles as Imelda Marcos, Jose Llana as Ferdinand Marcos and Conrad Ricamora as Ninoy Aquino.