Imelda Marcos musical returns to New York

By Balitang America Staff, ABS-CBN North America Bureau

Feb. 17, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – The disco musical based on the life of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos makes its return to the Big Apple stage.

David Byrne’s and Fatboy Slim’s hit musical “Here Lies Love” is set to re-open in New York on March 31.

With a stellar cast of mostly Filipinos, “Here Lies Love” tells the story of the rise and fall of the former Philippine first lady in a unique 360-degree scenic and video environment.

This improved version will include seven new songs, better visuals, and a cast album like no other, according to the former Talking Heads front man Byrnes.

“Here Lies Love” is Time magazines’ top two musical of 2013

The show also received the Outer Critics Circle Award for outstanding new off-Broadway musical last year.

Previews will run in late March at the Public Theater.

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