Lea Salonga, Tony Award-winning actress, and scenic designer David Korins discuss the transformed theater, full video link below
Tickets are now on sale for Here Lies Love, the groundbreaking musical from the minds of Grammy®, Oscar®, and Tony Award® winner David Byrne (concept, music and lyrics) and Grammy Award® winner Fatboy Slim (music), which tells the story of former Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos’ rise to power and subsequent fall at the hands of the Philippine People Power Revolution.
Developed and directed by Tony Award winner Alex Timbers, with choreography by Olivier Award nominee Annie-B Parson and additional music by Tom Gandey and J Pardo, the show’s home at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway at 53rd Street) will be transformed into a dance club where the audience is immersed in the story. Here Lies Love begins performances Saturday, June 17 ahead of an official opening night on Thursday, July 20.
Tony Award winner Lea Salonga and three-time Tony Award-nominated scenic designer David Korins recently visited the Broadway Theatre for an update on the space’s transformation into a dance club, where Here Lies Love audiences will be completely immersed in the story. Watch their conversation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nadDdEpnBdI
As previously announced, the cast of Here Lies Love will include Jose Llana (The King and I, The 25th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee) and Conrad Ricamora (“How to Get Away with Murder,” The King and I, Soft Power – Grammy nominations), with Lea Salonga performing in a special five-week-only guest engagement from July 11-August 13. Additional casting will be announced shortly.
Tickets are on sale to the general public beginning Monday, March 27 at 10:00am EST online at Telecharge.com or by phone at 212-239-6200. The Broadway Theatre box office will open on Saturday, May 20.
For information on groups of 10+, contact Broadway Inbound at broadwayinbound.com or call 866-302-0995.