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Fascism – and you can dance to it | Moment's Notice

 

Last updated 6/28/2017 at Noon



“Here Lies Love,” a musical by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, finished a 10-week run at the Seattle Repertoire Theatre on June 18. It is based on a 2010 album by Byrne (formerly of Talking Heads) and became a rock opera in 2013, on stage in New York City and London before coming to Seattle.

It is, well, remarkable, although its subject matter is not what would first come to mind as a musical – the rise and fall of Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines (president/dictator from 1965-1986 after 16 years in the House and Senate).

The spotlight, though, is on Imelda Marcos and the woman she b...



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