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See What I Wanna See - 2005 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

drawn from the short stories of Ryonsuke Akutagawa

Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theatre


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(New York, NY)
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by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022
This year’s honorees include Frozen stars Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Kristen Bell. Plus, Chadwick Boseman, Patrick Dempsey, Ellen Pompeo, Tracee Ellis Ross, Anthony Anderson, and more. Watch a video clip from Menzel's acceptance speech as she sings 'When You Wish Upon A Star' from Pinocchio.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022
In a video clip post by The Tonight Show, Idina Menzel put her own Wicked spin on the She-Hulk filter. Menzel is seen snapping her fingers and instantly turning green, something she is no stranger to, before belting out a bit of 'Defying Gravity' from the musical, in which she originated the role of Elphaba.
by Michael Major - Sep 28, 2022
Idina Menzel stopped by The View this morning with her sister, Cara Mentzel, to discuss their new children's book, Loud Mouse. During the interview, Menzel discussed her recent induction as a Disney Legend, her new film with Adam Sandler, and described her recent visit back to see Wicked on Broadway. Watch the new video interview now!
by Michael Major - Sep 27, 2022
Original Elphaba Idina Menzel has revealed the advice that she gave to Cynthia Erivo, who will be playing the role in the upcoming two-part film adaption of Wicked. Erivo will be joined by Ariana Grande as Glinda and Jonathan Bailey as Fiyero in the upcoming film, helmed by In the Heights director Jon M. Chu.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022
Idina Menzel has shared a video of herself covering Harry Styles' hit Adore You! Watch the video here!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - May 8, 2021
You voted, here they are! Meet our top 30 in the college category of Next on Stage season 3.
by Elliot Lanes - May 5, 2022
Today’s subject Michael John LaChuisa is currently living his theatre life as the composer for the upcoming production of Our Town at Shakespeare Theatre Company. The production runs May 12th through June 11th in STC’s Sidney Harman Hall and features (wait for it) a FULL cast of DC performers.
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2021
Today we're celebrating the birthday of the -wickedly talented- Idina Menzel!
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2020
Today we're celebrating the birthday of the -wickedly talented- Idina Menzel!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2021
For generations, Disney’s Princesses have enchanted us with their courage and kindness. Their music has been the soundtrack to our lives. Now, for the first time in forever, that beloved music will be celebrated in Pandora Presents Disney Princess - The Concert on stage at the Fabulous Fox Theatre Saturday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021
Due to popular demand, a 2:30 p.m. matinee has been added to the Pandora Presents Disney Princess - The Concert engagement at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Saturday, December 11, 2021. Tickets will go on sale Friday, May 28 at 10 a.m.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced a very special benefit reading of  Ben Jonson’s classic comedy, Volpone, or The Fox directed by Jesse Berger, Red Bull’s Founder and Artistic Director. First produced by Red Bull Theater in 2012, this new version will feature emendations & elaborations by director Berger and playwright Jeffrey Hatcher.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
Idina Menzel has launched a new clothing line called Encore! Learn more about where you can buy it and to see the latest designs.
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022
Broadway's Tony Award-winning original Elphaba, Idina Menzel, stopped by The Kelly Clarkson Show for a surprise visit with the Broadway production's current green girl, Talia Suskauer.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - May 15, 2021
You voted, now here they are! Meet our top 15 of Next on Stage in the college category.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2021
Broadway On Demand will present the first ever virtual presentation of the 31st annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre, Monday, March 15 at 7PM ET.
by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2021
Today is International Women's Day! In celebration of this important occasion, CARE has brought together Chaka Khan and Idina Menzel to recreate the anthem 'I'm Every Woman.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022
PREMIERES NYC has announced the expansion of its bi-annual commissioning series INNER VOICES with the New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant). 
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 15, 2022
Today’s subject Bobby Smith is a prime example of someone living his theatre life to the fullest. Currently he is performing in Signature Theatre’s excellent production of She Loves Me as parfumerie clerk Ladislav Sipos. The production runs through April 24th in Signature's MAX space.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2021
Idina Menzel stopped by The Drew Barrymore Show to talk about Frozen, parenting during the pandemic, Idina's Treehouse and more!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2021
Throughout her outstanding career, Mary has earned numerous Tony, Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, Drama League nominations for her work, as well as a special Drama Desk award celebrating 'Three Decades of Outstanding Work.'
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2020
Today's top stories: stars are speaking out against racism on Broadway, future Hairspray productions will need to be cast as written, and more.
by Michael Major - Jun 15, 2022
Hosted by Tony Award-winning performer, actress, singer-songwriter, and philanthropist Idina Menzel (“Frozen,” “Frozen 2”) with special guest Auli‘i Cravalho (“Moana”), the live event will feature visuals from “Moana,” “Aladdin,” “Coco,” “The Lion King,” “Mulan,” and other classic stories. Watch a teaser for the new event now!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 11, 2020
Wicked alumni Idina Menzel and Megan Hilty have reunited for a touching send off to the class of 2020. 'To the class of 2020; the world needs you now more than ever,' writes Hilty. 'We hope you now help make a change, for good. Congratulations to you all.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022
The New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant), will star Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022
MasterVoices has announced details of the chorus’ 81st season, celebrating the power of the human voice to unite, inspire and connect since 1941. The 2022-23 season opens on October 25 at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center with Mr. Sperling leading a concert staging of Bizet’s Carmen in its original Opéra Comique version.
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 20, 2021
Today’s subject Matthew Gardiner is a prime example of someone living their theatre life to the fullest. While he has directed and choreographed all over town and in Korea as well, by far the bulk of his career has been working at Signature Theatre. Since coming there in 2004, Matthew has either choreographed and or directed some of Signature’s most memorable productions while also serving as the company’s Associate Artistic Director since 2011.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2022
FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW will present Joseph Thor's brand new song cycle “Odds and Ends,' featuring JJ Neimann (Book of Mormon), Adi Roy (Jagged Little Pill), Ashley Arnold (Little Shop of Horrors), Allie Siebold (See What I Wanna See), Emerson Fischer (Legally Blonde), and Sean Zuckerman (The Voice of Reason) on August 16.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 5, 2021
Today (January 5) in live streaming: It's game night on Stars in the House and so much more!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 5, 2021
Need a new Broadway diversion to get you through the day? Check back today at 5pm to watch as BroadwayWorld's Spencer Glass broadcasts a very special episode of It's The Day of the Show Y'all LIVE! Which little-known musical theatre treasure will he uncover? Today is all about See What I Wanna See.
by - Jan 31, 2022
Special Offer - 10% Off Tickets to SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE by Michael John LaChiusa
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022
The Kleban Foundation is celebrating the 32nd anniversary of the annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre with the announcement of the 2022 prizewinners. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to César Alvarez (they/them).
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2020
The world premiere of a brand new musical comes to VAULT Festival this March, written and composed by Christian Czornyj and directed by Adam Lenson.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2022
In its much anticipated sixth season, Pleasantville theater company Arc Stages presents See What I Wanna See for their professional company, the Next Stage. 
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jan 1, 2021
Here's everything you need to know about the cast and creatives of Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 4, 2020
The 30th Annual Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre reception was held on Monday, February 3.
by - Feb 3, 2022
Special Offer - See What I Wanna See by Michael John LaChiusa opens this weekend...Discounts available!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2022
Michael John LaChiusa's See What I Wanna See, a musical based on three short stories by the Japanese writer Ryunosuke Akutagawa, originally premiered Off-Broadway in 2005. Nominated for nine Drama Desk Awards, this compelling musical about lust, greed, murder, faith, and redemption sheds light on truth and perspective.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2021
The Kleban Foundation celebrates the 31st anniversary of the annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre with the announcement of the 2021 prizewinners. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Benjamin Scheuer. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to co-librettists Melissa Li and Kit Yan.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2022
The Kleban Foundation will present the 32nd annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre in a virtual ceremony streaming online at Broadway On Demand starting Monday, February 21 at 7PM.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2020
Casting announced for the world premiere of brand new musical Stages which comes to VAULT Festival this March, written and composed by Christian Czornyj and directed by Adam Lenson.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 16, 2021
The playlist, curated by Menzel for Spotify, features songs from Hamilton, Come From Away, Rent, Jagged Little Pill, and many more (including, of course, Wicked).
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2021
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the tenth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a four-night event that includes nightly readings of new works written by emerging artists. The Reading Series will feature new works by Liz Appel, Noah Diaz, Daria Miyeko Marinelli and York Walker. The Roundabout Underground Reading Series is January 18 - 21, 2022 at 5:00PM at the Five Angels Theater (789 Tenth Avenue).
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Aug 21, 2020
We've already received many submissions for our Next on Stage: Dance Edition competition! Check out some of our contestants and make sure to enter your audition before the August 30 deadline!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021
Breaking Into Song asks what audiences can do to stay open minded and what creatives can do to make new musicals better. Examining both sides of the divide, Adam Lenson asks how those who both love and hate musicals can further expand the possibilities of this widely misunderstood medium.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022
Daniel Henning, the Founding Artistic Director of The Blank Theatre in Hollywood, is stepping down after 32 years, effective October 8, 2022. Henning founded The Blank Theatre in 1990.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2020
New York City Center is presenting the #EncoresArchives series! The most recent video features Mark Evans performing the title song from I Married An Angel, from encores production in 2019. The video also features dancer Sara Mearns.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2020
This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, 'DPS On Air,' features readings by DPS playwrights Michael John LaChiusa ('Hello Again,' 'The Wild Party,' 'See What I Wanna See') performing the song 'Dance While You Can' from his new musical 'The Gardens of Anuncia,' Kate Scelsa ('Everyone's Fine with Virginia Woolf') and more
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022
Idina Menzel returned to her roots this weekend as she stopped by a performance of Wicked at the Gershwin Theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022
New Jersey Performing Arts Center will present BROADWAY THEN AND NOW with Tony Award-winning musical director Ted Sperling and vocalists Santino Fontana and Jessica Vosk in a program that celebrates favorite selections of music on Saturday, June 4th for two performances at 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm.

See What I Wanna See Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of See What I Wanna See have their been?
See What I Wanna See has had 3 productions including Williamstown, MA (Regional) which opened in 2004, Off-Broadway which opened in 2005 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2005.

What awards has See What I Wanna See been nominated for?
Outstanding New Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards)Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) and Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for The Public Theater.

What productions of See What I Wanna See have there been?
See What I Wanna See has had 3 productions including Williamstown, MA (Regional) which opened in 2004, Off-Broadway which opened in 2005 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2005.