PHOTO CALL: LaChiusa, Menzel, Kudisch and Company See What They Wanna See at Pre-Opening Party

News   PHOTO CALL: LaChiusa, Menzel, Kudisch and Company See What They Wanna See at Pre-Opening Party
 
The cast and creative team of the new Michael John LaChiusa musical See What I Wanna See, scheduled to officially open on Oct. 30, got together to celebrate the New York premiere of the show a few days early with a pre-opening party on Oct. 26.
From Top: Idina Menzel and Billy Porter; Marc Kudisch
From Top: Idina Menzel and Billy Porter; Marc Kudisch

LaChiusa and director Ted Sperling take inspiration from the short stories of writer Ryunosuke Akutagawa for the new musical that delves into "stories of faith, loss and redemption" during two eras of life in New York City. At left, Tony Award winner Idina Menzel (Wicked), who heads the cast, and Billy Porter are seen above co-star Marc Kudisch. Below, LaChiusa and new Public Theater artistic director Oscar Eustis, "Rent" star Jesse L. Martin, cast member Aaron Lohr and Sperling celebrate the show at Mannahatta, located at 316 Bowery in New York City.

Photos by Aubrey Reuben


From Left: Michael John LaChiusa (left) and Oscar Eustis; Jesse L. Martin (left) and Aaron Lohr; Ted Sperling.
From Left: Michael John LaChiusa (left) and Oscar Eustis; Jesse L. Martin (left) and Aaron Lohr; Ted Sperling.
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