Michael John LaChiusa's See What I Wanna See Begins Limited NYC Return Engagement Oct. 2

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02 Oct 2013

Michael John LaChiusa
Michael John LaChiusa

Michael John LaChiusa's See What I Wanna See, the complex and dramatically refracted musical based on the writing of Ryunosuke Akutagawa that premiered at the Public Theater in 2005, returns to New York Oct. 2 for a limited presentation at the Producers Club.

Directed and choreographed by Jason Wise (Showgirls The Musical, Bayside), See What I Wanna See is staged Oct. 2-5 at the Producers Club's Royale Theatre. It has musical direction by Brandon Magid and is produced by Colbylocks Productions.

Featured in the production are Ben Liebert (Wicked) as the Janitor/Priest, Brian Bailey (Cats, The Wizard of Oz) as the Medium/Aunt Monica, Parker Krug (Rent Boy: The Musical) as Morito/Husband/CPA, Nate Suggs (Beauty & The Beast) as the Thief/Reporter and Colby Levin (Seussical) as Kesa/Wife/Actress.

The staging promises new and unexpected elements, including silk work.

According to press notes, the three-part musical "explores lust, greed, murder and redemption. An innocent bystander, a cunning thief, a flirtatious wife, a psychic, even the ghost of a murdered man are all caught in a web of deciet, where everyone's truth may be a lie."

LaChiusa is a five-time Tony Award nominee. His works also include Giant, Marie Christine, Hello Again, Queen of the Mist, Bernarda Alba, The Wild Party, First Lady Suite and others.

For tickets, visit Smarttix.com. The Producers Club is located at 358 West 44th Street.