concept and lyrics by David Byrne
music by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim
additional music by Tom Gandey and J Pardo
choreographed by Annie-B Parson
directed by Alex Timbers
Originally produced by The Public Theater in New York
A hit in New York and London, Here Lies Love is an internationally recognized revolutionary musical about the People Power Revolution that inspired the world and changed the Philippines forever. The Soiree will be a special evening bringing together the community and leaders passionate about Filipino arts and culture as well as invited Philippine government dignitaries and business captains of industry.
Join us also for the Sari-Sari: a market for Filipino-made products showcased pre- and post-show. Included in the event is a Post-Show Q&A Panel followed by a reception to network with guests and delight in the provided Filipino food and refreshments.
This project is important to us, and to the Filipino community. We hope that we can count on your to help us make this event successful so that FYLPRO can continue to develop leaders that will advocate for the advancement of the Philippines and Filipino community in the U.S.
Thank you and we look forward to working with you. For inquiries, please call or email email@example.com. We hope to see you at the Philippine Soiree!
Seattle Rep’s Bagley Wright Theatre transforms into a wild dance party, where techno beats spin and tell the story of the People Power Revolution that inspired the world and changed the Philippines forever.
Here Lies Love traces the non-violent restoration of democracy in the Philippines in 1986 and follows the meteoric rise and dramatic fall of the controversial First Lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos.
Two-time Tony-nominated director Alex Timbers helms David Byrne (Talking Heads) and Fatboy Slim’s one-of-a-kind “poperetta” about the Filipina “Steel Butterfly” and the power of the people.
Those purchasing their tickets via this portal are treated to a 20-minute Meet-and-Greet and Q&A post-show. Get in-depth perspective and engage in meaningful discussion with special guests.
This event is for the benefit of Jhett Tolentino’s short documentary “Life is What You Make It,” and the Filipino Young Leaders Program. FYLPRO is a nonprofit organization of high- performing, next-generation leaders that have a passion for advancing the Philippines and the Filipino people.
Featuring official food vendors:
David Byrne discusses Here Lies Love – a disco musical about former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos.
David Byrne talks about the musical, Here Lies Love with star, Jaygee Macapugay. He co-wrote the immersive theater production with Fat Boy Slim.
Purchase the soundtrack to Here Lies Love sung by the original cast!
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