WE’RE GONNA DIE was presented at the Southbank Centre in London as part of the David Byrne-curated Meltdown Festival. In this version, David Byrne sang the songs while Young Jean performed the monologues.

Written by Young Jean Lee
Directed by Paul Lazar
Original music by Future Wife (Young Jean Lee, Tim Simmonds, Mike Hanf, Nick Jenkins, and Benedict Kupstas)
Produced by Aaron Rosenblum


  • David Byrne
  • Mike Hanf
  • Andrew Hoepfner
  • Benedict Kupstas
  • Young Jean Lee
  • Booker Stardrum


  • Choreographer Faye Driscoll
  • Costume Design Roxana Ramseur and Enver Chakartash
  • Lighting Designer Tyler Micoleau
  • Sound Designer Jamie McElhinney
  • Production Supervisor Sunny Stapleton
  • General Manager Jason Neufeld
  • Associate Artistic Director Emilyn Kowaleski

Meltdown Festival (Southbank Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hall)
August 2015