Cesario, Hall, Jordan and Thompson See What I Wanna See in LaChiusa Musical Beginning Feb. 27

News   Cesario, Hall, Jordan and Thompson See What I Wanna See in LaChiusa Musical Beginning Feb. 27 Two performances of Michael John LaChiusa's See What I Wanna See will be presented Feb. 27-28 at the Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College.

Directed by Corey Chambliss, the musical, which premiered at the Public Theater in 2005, plays the Manhattan venue at 8 PM both nights.

Presented by 5th Floor Productions, the cast comprises Rebecca Cesario, Jenn Dottino, Nikki Grillos, Jaime Hall, Karl Hammerle, Andre Jordan, Erin Sjostrom, and Dylan Thompson.

See What I Wanna See is based on a collection of short stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa and features music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa. The musical, according to press notes, is described as such: "Spanning from feudal Japan to present day New York City, the contemporary musical examines the nature of truth in a post 9/11 world through the eyes of several distinct and unique characters."

The production team also includes Michael Sancilio (producer), Deniz Cordell (music director), Natalie Corr (stage manager), Spencer Sujjaporamest (creative designer), Michelle Israel (production manager) and Erin Porvaznika (choreographer).

The Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College is located at 69th Street between Lexington and Park Avenues. Tickets are priced $20 (general admission) and $15 (students with ID) and can be purchased online at www.BrownPaperTickets.com.

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