David Byrne and Fatboy Slim Musical Coming to Broadway

Disco pop musical Right here Lies Love, that includes the music of seemingly unlikely duo David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, is headed to Broadway.

Opening this summer time, Right here Lies Love relies on Byrne and Fatboy Slim’s 2010 idea album of the identical title concerning the rise to energy of former Filipina First Woman Imelda Marcos and her subsequent fall to the Folks Energy Revolution. A earlier iteration of the musical performed off-Broadway in 2013 and 2014.

Staged at Broadway Theatre, the musical will remodel the venue right into a dance membership setting the place audiences will stand and transfer with the actors. As soon as once more, Alex Timbers will direct, with Annie-B Parson as choreographer. Timbers and Parson additionally labored on Byrne’s American Utopia Broadway present, which closed in April 2022.

“As a staff of binational American producers — Filipinos amongst us — we’re thrilled to deliver Right here Lies Love to Broadway!,” the musical’s producers stated in a press release. “We welcome everybody to expertise this singularly exuberant piece of theatre. The historical past of the Philippines is inseparable from the historical past of the US, and as each evolve, we can’t consider a extra acceptable time to stage this present. See you on the dance flooring!”

Right here Lies Love will formally open on Thursday, July twentieth, with performances starting on Saturday, June seventeenth. Join first entry to tickets on the official web site.


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