Here Lies Love

Joseph Papp Public Theater

LuEsther Hall

Previews Began: April 2, 2013

Opening Night: April 23, 2013

Closing Night: July 28, 2013

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Music: David Byrne

Fatboy Slim

Lyrics: David Byrne

Concept: David Byrne

The story of Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos and her meteoric rise to fame…followed by her rapid decline into infamy. The show chronicles Marcos’ transformation from a young dreamer to a nationally recognized ruler, charting her marriage to despot Ferdinand Marcos and her romance with opposition leader Ninoy Aquino.

Musical Numbers

American Troglodyte……………………………….Ensemble
Here Lies Love……..Imelda Marcos, Estrella Cumpas
Child of the Philippines……………………..Ninoy Aquino,
                                                             Imelda Marcos
Opposite Attraction……Ninoy Aquino, Imelda Marcos
The Rose of Tacloban……………………….Imelda Marcos
A Perfect Hand…………………………..Ferdinand Marcos
Eleven Days……………………………………..Imelda Marcos
When She Passed By……………………..Estrella Cumpas
Sugartime Baby……………………………….Imelda Marcos,
                                                        Ferdinand Marcos,
                                                                      Ensemble
Walk Like a Woman………………………….Imelda Marcos
Don’t You Agree?/Pretty Face…………Imelda Marcos,
                                                        Ferdinand Marcos,
                                                                  Interviewer
Dancing Together…………………Imelda Marcos, Soloist
The Fabulous One………………………………Ninoy Aquino
Men Will Do Anything………………………………….Soloist

Star and Slave………………………………….Imelda Marcos
Poor Me……………..Imelda Marcos, Ferdinand Marcos
Please Don’t…………………………………….Imelda Marcos
Solano Avenue……….Imelda Marcos, Estrella Cumpas
Riots and Bombs……………………………………………..Band
Order 1081…………………Ferdinand Marcos, Ensemble
Seven Years……………….Imelda Marcos, Ninoy Aquino
Gate 37……………………………………………..Ninoy Aquino
Just Ask the Flowers………………………Aquino’s Mother
Why Don’t You Love Me?………………….Imelda Marcos
God Draws Straight……………………………………………DJ
Here Lies Love (Reprise)………………………….Ensemble

CAST

Renee Albulario                                             Ensemble
Melody Butiu                                      Estrella Cumpas
                                                                       Ensemble
Natalie Cortez                                               Ensemble
Joshua Dela Cruz                                          Ensemble
Debralee Daco                                              Ensemble
Jose Llana                                        Ferdinand Marcos
Kelvin Moon Loh                                                       DJ
                                                                       Ensemble
Jeigh Madjus                                                 Ensemble
Ruthie Ann Miles                                  Imelda Marcos
Maria-Christina Oliveras                           Interviewer
                                                                            Soloist
                                                                       Ensemble
Conrad Ricamora                                               Aquino
Trevor Salter                                                 Ensemble
Janelle Velasquez                                          Ensemble

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