We're Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time Opens Off-Broadway

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David Cale's autobiographical musical memoir opens at The Public Theater following its world premiere in Chicago.
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We're Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time, a new musical memoir from David Cale (co-written with Matthew Dean Marsh), opens at The Public Theater June 27. The production, helmed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls, premieres Off-Broadway following a Chicago debut last fall.

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In the show, Cale reflects on a childhood spent escaping from his parents' unhappy marriage by singing and taking care of birds in the backyard. He is accompanied by a six-piece orchestra.

We're Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time began performances June 13 and is scheduled to run through July 14.

The Off-Broadway production 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 Marsh.

Visit publictheater.org for tickets and more information.

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