David Byrne and Ruthie Ann Miles on "Here Lies Love"

Friday, May 31, 2013

David Byrne talks about his 1980s disco musical about the former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, “Here Lies Love,” along with Ruthie Ann Miles, who plays Imelda Marcos. Set in a dance club atmosphere, the musical traces Imelda Morcos’s meteoric rise to power and subsequent descent into disgrace at the end of the People Power Revolution. It’s playing at the Public Theater through July 28.


David Byrne and Ruthie Ann Miles
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Comments [3]

clive betters

that introductory music was nauseating,and i'm a dance friendly person. come on dave,i'm a fan..!

May. 31 2013 07:16 PM
frank from NY

Why is the beneficiary of a dictatorship deserving of so much celebration?

May. 31 2013 12:58 PM
Andrea from Philadelphia

"Rat" is the technical term. David Byrne, I love you so much for knowing that!

May. 31 2013 12:44 PM

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