WE'RE GONNA DIE
we're gonna die
- Written and performed by Young Jean Lee (P#11)
- Music performed by Future Wife
- (Mike Hanf, Andrew Hoepfner, Nick Jenkins, Ben Kupstas, and Booker Stardrum)
- Original music by Young Jean Lee, Tim Simmonds, Mike Hanf, Nick Jenkins, and Ben Kupstas
- Choreography by Faye Driscoll
- Directed by Paul Lazar
With her band, Future Wife, playwright Young Jean Lee takes the stage in a life-affirming show that anyone could perform, about the thing everyone has in common: We're gonna die. You may be miserable, but you won’t be alone.
COMING IN SUMMER 2013:
THE WE'RE GONNA DIE ALBUM!
Stay tuned for information about release dates and ways to purchase a copy for yourself.
WE'RE GONNA DIE's RETURN TO LINCOLN CENTER August 5-17!
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- Mike Hanf
- Nick Jenkins
- Ben Kupstas
- Young Jean Lee
- Tim Simmonds
- Andrew Hoepfner
- Booker Stardrum
- Costume Design by Roxana Ramseur
- Dramaturgy by Mike Farry
- Creative Consultant Eric Dyer
- Production Supervisor Sunny Stapleton
- Assistant Directors Kate Gagnon and Rachel Karp
- Associate Director Morgan Gould
- Produced by Caleb Hammons
"Sly, weird and thoroughly winning ... Its forthright acknowledgement that life can be a rough business is bracing, funny and, yes, consoling." CRITICS' PICK
— Charles Isherwood, The New York Times
"Enormously touching ... Lee purchases our hearts with her bravery's own coin." CRITICS' PICK
— Helen Shaw, Time Out New York
"We're all gonna die. But not, if you're lucky, before discovering artists like Young Jean Lee."
— Michael Giltz, Huffington Post
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Doosan Art Center as part of Festival B:OM, Seoul, South Korea
April 12-15, 2013
Melbourne Festival, Melbourne, Australia
October 24-27, 2012
LCT3's Claire Tow Theater, New York, NY
September 12-15, 2012
Festival d’automne à Paris: Théâtre de Gennevilliers, National Dramatic Center for Contemporary Creation, Paris, France
October 5-7, 2012
Theatre Junction GRAND, Calgary, Canada
May 2-5, 2012
The Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
February 17, 2012
Joe's Pub at the Public Theater
April 1-30, 2011
WE’RE GONNA DIE was developed in part through a residency at the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, and through the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing Space program (space at 14 Wall Street is donated by Capstone Equities), and is presented with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.
Photos by Blaine Davis