Here Lies Love


Fri Apr 7, 2017 – Sun May 28, 2017

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Seattle Repertory Theatre


Seattle Repertory Theatre
155 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109

Please note! There will be NO 2-for-$10 available for SRT's run of Here Lies Love... it's just too popular of a show! Sorry!

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.

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Reflections on the Rep’s “perhaps overambitious” production of HERE LIES LOVE

Going to see Here Lies Love is an experience. It is immersive and provocative and at times incredibly overwhelming. This rock musical was written by Fatboy Slim and David Byrne about Imelda Marcos, the wife of a Filipino Dictator in the years leading up to the People’s Power Revolution. 

While the Rep’s 2016/17 season revolves around power dynamics, HLL would perhaps have been more fitting in the next season, titled “We are real, messy, human.” The entire duration of the play one both sympathizes and is disappointed with Imelda as she embarks on a life that seems to continually...

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