We're Gonna Die

We're Gonna Die

Second Stage Theater continues its 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season with Young Jean Lee's We're Gonna Die, performed by Janelle McDermoth and directed and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

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Running time: 
1hr 30mins (no intermission)
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About We're Gonna Die:

We're Gonna Die is a non-musical/non-play/non-concert that is not about dying. It's a celebration of the things we do, say, and sing to keep ourselves going as we hurtle toward the finish line. Through a series of stories and songs both hilarious and heartbreaking, We're Gonna Die offers proof positive that being alive is about more than just awaiting the inevitable.

Young Jean Lee
Second Stage Theater
Raja Feather Kelly
Raja Feather Kelly
Cast list:
Janelle McDermoth
Other info:
Original Music by Young Jean Lee & Tim Simmonds, Additional Music by John-Michael Lyles, Lyrics by Young Jean Lee, Music Supervision & Arrangements by Remy Kurs, and Orchestrations by Cian McCarthy
We're Gonna Die Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
February 4, 2020
Opening date: 
February 25, 2020
March 12, 2020

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

Tony Kiser Theater

305 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036
Nearest subway station:
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Our We're Gonna Die Review

We’re Gonna Die by experimental playwright Young Jean Lee isn’t really a play or a musical. It’s more akin to a cabaret act than anything else. There’s a band with a central performer who sings and tells stories about their life to the audience between the songs. And in fact, when the piece premiered in 2011, it was at Joe’s Pub and was performed by Lee’s band Future Wife with herself in the... Read more