"The Michael John LaChiusa Songbook" Features Songs from Wild Party, Hello Again, Giant

News   "The Michael John LaChiusa Songbook" Features Songs from Wild Party, Hello Again, Giant
"The Michael John LaChiusa Songbook," arranged for piano and voice, is now available from Alfred Music Publishing.

The songbook features 39 songs and over 250 pages of music that chronicle two decades of LaChiusa shows, from early breakouts First Lady Suite and Hello Again to celebrated favorites like The Wild Party and See What I Wanna See as well as three songs from Giant.

Also included are four pages of full-color production photos with a foreword by Ira Weitzman, associate producer of musicals at Lincoln Center Theater.

Composer, lyricist and librettist John Michael LaChiusa won an Obie Award in 1993 for his musicals First Lady Suite and Hello Again. On Broadway, LaChiusa has been represented by the musicals The Wild Party and Marie Christine.

Titles in the songbook include Adela (from Bernarda Alba), Beautiful (Marie Christine), The Bed Was Not My Own (Hello Again), By the Way (Little Fish), The Christian Thing to Do (The Seven Deadly Sins), Coffee (See What I Wanna See), Curiosity (See What I Wanna See), Eleanor Sleeps Here (First Lady Suite), Fraud (Broken Sleep), The Gift of You (The Nutcracker), He Wanted a Girl (Giant), Heaven (Hotel C'est l'Amour), Hello Again (Hello Again), Hello, Lover, Hello (Send (who are you? I love you), The Highest Yellow (The Highest Yellow), How Many Women in the World? (The Wild Party), I Don't Hear the Ocean (Marie Christine), I Ran (Little Fish), Little Fish (Little Fish), Martirio (Bernarda Alba), Mistress of the Senator (Hello Again), My Husband Was an Army Man (First Lady Suite), The One I Love (Hello Again), Optimistic (Lovers and Friends), People Like Us (The Wild Party), Private Property (Giant), Remember Me (Little Fish), See What I Wanna See (See What I Wanna See), She Looked at Me (See What I Wanna See), Simple Creature (Little Fish), The Smallest Stream (Bernarda Alba), The Smallest Thing (First Lady Suite), A Stranger (Giant), There Will Be a Miracle (See What I Wanna See), Tom (Hello Again), Tom Sawyer (Romance Language), Way Back to Paradise (Marie Christine), Welcome to My Party (The Wild Party), When It Ends (The Wild Party).

The Michael John LaChiusa Songbook is now available for $27.99 at music retail stores or on alfred.com.

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