Why did David Bowie write Lazarus?
According to Bowie’s producer Tony Visconti, the lyrics and video of “Lazarus” and other songs on the album were intended to be a self-epitaph, a commentary on Bowie’s own impending death. The song’s reference to Lazarus has been interpreted as referring to Bowie’s prediction of increased fame following his death.
What is the plot of Lazarus the musical?
Inspired by the book, The Man Who Fell To Earth, Lazarus focuses on Thomas Newton, as he remains still on Earth – a ‘man’ unable to die, his head soaked in cheap gin and haunted by a past love. We follow Newton during the course of a few days where the arrival of another lost soul – might set him finally free.
Is Lazarus still on Broadway?
|Basis||The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis|