See Photos of David Cale in We're Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time
The Public Theater will present the New York premiere of Cale's autobiographical show.
The Public Theater has released photos of its New York premiere production of We're Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time, running June 13-July 14 in the Anspacher Theater, with the official press opening set for June 27. Check out some of the photos below.
Written and performed by David Cale, and featuring music cowritten with Matthew Dean Marsh, the musical memoir is directed by Robert Falls, in a coproduction with Goodman Theatre.
The autobiographical show is described as follows: "Growing up, writer/performer David Cale escaped his parents' fraught marriage by singing in his bedroom and tending to birds in his backyard animal hospital. Lush songs, featuring a six-piece orchestra, and an intimate portrait of his mother unite in Cale's vivid musical memoir of hope, family, and transcendence."
We're Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time features scenic design by Kevin Depinet, costume design by Paul Marlow, lighting design by Jennifer Tipton, sound design by Mikhail Fiksel, and arrangements and music direction by Matthew Dean Marsh.