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Here Lies Love

Recommended

Seattle Repertory Theatre Seattle Center
April 7-June 18 2017

$93-$103

Kelly O

Recommended by Rich Smith

David Byrne’s critically adored disco musical about the life and times of Imelda Marcos, disco-obsessed wife of Ferdinand Marcos. She danced by his side (and by Richard Nixon’s—look it up on YouTube) while his dictatorial ass terrorized the Philippines. Unlike other musicals, you don’t have to forgive this one for its melodramatic, sappy songs. The fast numbers are groovy disco bangers and the slow numbers are touching, tropically inflected twee rock/pop. Production-wise, this show will be unlike anything you’ve ever seen at the Rep. The installation of mobile dance floors will significantly change the theater’s seating situation, and the audience will be dancing (according to the demands of the dictator, of course) throughout the show.

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Seattle Repertory Theatre

155 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109
206-443-2222
http://seattlerep.org/

Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • April 7-June 18 2017