By Pablo A. Tariman, VERA Files
Former First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos is turning 84 this year and there is no sign she will ever consider retirement in public life.
In the coming May 13 elections, she is seeking second term as congresswoman in the second district of Ilocos Norte after representing her home province, Leyte, some years back.
Two Filipino writers, Kerima Polotan and Carmen Pedrosa, have written the biography of the country’s most talked First Lady and it is most likely, another edition is in order.
But the big news in the theater circuit in the United States is that a disco opera (it is also known as a song cycle) entitled “Here Lies Love” by British producer Fatboy Slim and American musician David Byrne will open on April 2 at the The Public Theater in New York.
The Imelda disco musical will be directed by Alex Timbers (“Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”) with choreography by Annie-B Parson.
Within a pulsating dance club atmosphere, said the theater press release, ByrneRead More »from Disco opera sums up Imelda’s life in music