Tickets are now on sale for the anticipated Broadway premiere of the Olivier Award-nominated musical, 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 & 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 on Saturday 17 June 2023 ahead of an official opening night on Thursday 20 July 2023.
As previously announced, the cast of HERE LIES LOVE will include Jose Llana and Conrad Ricamora, with Lea Salonga performing in a special five-week-only guest engagement from 11 July to 13 August.
Additional casting will be announced shortly.
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.
The creative team for HERE LIES LOVE on Broadway includes three-time Tony Award® nominee David Korins (scenic design), Tony Award® winner Clint Ramos (costume design), Tony Award® winner Justin Townsend (lighting design), M.L. Dogg & Cody Spencer (sound design), and three-time Tony Award® nominee Peter Nigrini (projection design), with casting by Tara Rubin CSA, Xavier Rubiano CSA, Gail Quintos and general management by Foresight Theatrical.
Additional creative team members include ATW Jonathan Larson Grant recipient J. Oconer Navarro (music director), Billy Bustamante (assistant director), Renée Albulario (assistant choreographer), Bobby Garcia (casting consultant/Philippines), Gregory T. Livoti (production stage manager), and Ryan Gohsman and Sheryl Polancos (assistant stage managers). Giselle “G” Töngi is the show’s Cultural and Community Liaison.