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This edition: "Here Lies Love" & "Requiem 2014"

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 9, 2014.

First aired: June 28, 2014.

We focus on the new show “Here Lies Love,” at The Public Theater. Our guests are co-composer/lyricist David Byrne (previously of Talking Heads) along with actors Jose Llana and Ruthie Ann Miles who play Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos in this dazzling techno-disco musical about the rise and fall of the notorious Filipino dictator and his super-star first lady. Also “Requiem 2014,” a tribute to three of our recently-deceased guests, actress Ruby Dee, Arthur Gelb of The New York Times and drama critic Jacques le Sourd, featuring highlights from their interviews on Theater Talk.

Guest List

David Byrne Lyricist & Co-Composer, “Here Lies Love”

Ruby Dee Actress

Arthur Gelb Author and Past President New York Times Foundation, The New York Times

Jacques le Sourd Theater Critic, Gannett Newspapers

Jose Llana Actor, “Here Lies Love”

Ruthie Ann Miles Actress, “Here Lies Love”

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