See What I Wanna See

drawn from the short stories of Ryonsuke Akutagawa

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by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2018
Tony Award-winning actress, singer and performer Idina Menzel is set to release her upcoming album, idina: live, on October 5. The two-disc album was recorded live on the final nights of her 2017 World Tour. The record is available for pre-order tomorrow Friday, September 7 and includes an immediate download of Menzel's studio version of "Bridge Over Troubled Water." The track will also be available for streaming on all digital platforms tomorrow. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS will celebrate the release of Miss You Like Hell - Original Cast Recording with a special concert at Joe's Pub on Monday, October 8. Original cast members Daphne Rubin-Vega, Danny Bolero, Andrew Cristi, Latoya Edwards, Marcus Paul James, and Michael Mulheren are scheduled to perform, in addition to composer and co-lyricist Erin McKeown
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
Idina Menzel has signed on for the Safdie Brothers' A24 movie Uncut Gems, according to Deadline. Menzel will be joining Adam Sandler, Eric Bogosian, Lakeith Stanfield and Judd Hirsch in the crime film.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018
Ted Sperling, Artistic Director of MasterVoices, announced details of the acclaimed ensemble's 77th season, celebrating the power of the human voice to unite, inspire and connect since 1941. The upcoming season will be framed by two major musical events, the New York premiere of a multi-media version of Handel's oratorioIsrael in Egypt performed at Carnegie Hall, and a new adaptation of the Kurt Weill-Ira Gershwin-Moss Hart avant-garde musical, Lady in the Dark, starring Victoria Clark at New York City Center. Lady in the Dark has not been seen in New York since it was presented at New York City Center in 1994 as part of the inaugural Encores! season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018
the Miss You Like Hell - Original Cast Recording has been released in digital and streaming formats today, Friday, October 5. A physical CD will be available online and in stores Friday, November 16.
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 2, 2018
Today's subject Rachel Zampelli has been living quite the theater life over the years. You most likely have seen her around town in productions that range from classics and modern plays to musicals. She can currently be seen at Signature Theatre in the two-character play Heisenberg playing opposite Michael Russotto. The production runs through November 11th in Signature's Ark space.
by Stage Tube - Oct 11, 2018
Tony Award-winning actress, singer and performer Idina Menzel's music video for her studio version of "Bridge Over Troubled Water" is out now. Watch/share the video HERE. The song comes from her upcoming album idina: live which is slated for release October 12. Along with "Bridge Over Troubled Water," Menzel recently released her live versions of Rent's "Seasons of Love," and "Don't Rain on My Parade" which premiered at Playbill and TheaterMania respectively. 
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019
La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Put Your House in Order, by acclaimed Chicago playwright Ike Holter (Lottery Day), directed by Lili-Anne Brown. The show kicks off the Playhouse's 2019/2020 season, running in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum June 2 - 30.
by TV Scoop - May 8, 2018
Get all the scoop on Tony Winner Idina Menzel Slips Into An Undercover Role To Find The Next Broadway Sensation on UNDERCOVER BOSS: CELEBRITY EDITION, airing on CBS on Friday, May 18, 2018!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018
Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere of Kristiana Rae Colon's spectacular and fearless indictment TILIKUM, directed by Lili-Anne Brown.
by Stephanie Wild - May 30, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! First, we'd like to wish a happy opening night to Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, which officially opens tonight, following last night's opening night celebration!
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - May 30, 2018
Hoy es el cumpleaños de Idina Menzel, una de las caras mas conocidas de Broadway que se ha convertido en un icono del Teatro Musical desde finales del siglo pasado, y para celebrarlo que mejor manera de hacer un repaso por su carrera y recordar los personajes mas miticos que nos ha regalado.
by Stephanie Wild - May 30, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Desperate Measures begins performances off-Broadway and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018
Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to conclude its eleventh season with the world premiere of Kristiana Rae Colon's spectacular and fearless indictment TILIKUM, directed by Lili-Anne Brown, playing June 22 - July 29, 2018 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 7, 2018 at www.victorygardens.org, by calling (773) 871-3000 or in person at the Victory Gardens Box Office. 
by Stephanie Wild - May 20, 2018
Tony Award-winning, multi-platinum recording artist and actress Idina Menzel was featured in an episode of Undercover Boss last night. The actress got a makeover, rendering herself unrecognizable, to find the next Broadway sensation.
by TV Scoop - May 18, 2018
Get all the scoop on Tony Winner Idina Menzel Slips Into An Undercover Role To Find The Next Broadway Sensation on UNDERCOVER BOSS: CELEBRITY EDITION, airing on CBS today, May 18, 2018!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018
MasterVoices - dedicated to the art of musical storytelling and the celebration of the human voice - presents a free performance of a new version of the dramatic oratorio Naamah's Ark by composer Marisa Michelson and librettist Royce Vavrek, on Sunday, June 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Rockefeller Park. The event is produced in collaboration with the River To River Festival, presented by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), and Battery Park City Authority.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced it will record the new musical Miss You Like Hell, the New York premiere production from The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham), for an original cast recording to be released later this year. With book and lyrics by Quiara Alegria Hudes, music and lyrics by Erin McKeown, and choreography by Danny Mefford, the new musical was directed by Public Theater Resident Director and Founder of Public Works Lear deBessonet, and stars Daphne Rubin-Vega and Gizel Jimenez. The recording is being produced by Erin McKeown and Kurt Deutsch.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018
American Blues Theater announces encore performance run of BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lili-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story will close as planned on May 26, 2018 and reopen June 29 - September 15, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets will be on sale for the encore run on May 15, 2018.
by Kori Lotito - May 1, 2019
Whether you are auditioning for colleges, Broadway shows, or anything in between there seems to be nothing more daunting than finding your go-to audition song(s). A musical theater actor's book (a binder filled with their audition repertoire) could easily be considered the most important external tool they have. Along with talent and personality, the material an actor brings into a room can leave a lasting impression, so it is important to find songs which showcase vocal and acting chops.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018
Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to announce its second season, featuring two fully-produced musicals, including a Chicago premiere. 
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019
The new Broadway production of Oklahoma! begins previews at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway) on tonight, March 19, 2019. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 18, 2019
One of Broadway's most beloved political scientists, three time Tony Award nominee Marc Kudisch, swings by Shetler Studios to look back on his career which took him for Florida Atlantic University to Broadway in such shows as Thoroughly Modern Millie, Beauty and the Beast, Assassins, The Apple Tree, 9 to 5, Hand to God, and such Off-Broadway musicals as The Thing About Men, See What I Wanna See, The Glorious Ones, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018
Dimo Kim Musical Theatre Factory, a new theatre company providing more roles for Asian American actors has announced that it will present the Off-Broadway revival of COMFORT WOMEN: A NEW MUSICAL written by South Korean Theater Director Dimo Hyun Jun Kim, Osker David Aguirre, and Joann Malory Miese with music by Bryan Michaels and TaeHo Park on Friday, July 20ththrough Sunday, September 2nd at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street). The official opening will be on Friday, July 27th. The production is supported by the Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan.
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 4, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: City Center season announced, Hadestown cast recording news, and more!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 4, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The Theatre World Awards ceremony takes place tonight, The Great Leap opens off-Broadway, and more!
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2018
Broadway Icon Idina Menzel will visit LIVE With Kelly and Ryan next Tuesday, July 3rd, to discuss her return to Off-Broadway in Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of Joshua Harmon's SKINTIGHT.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018
Firebrand Theatre, in partnership with TimeLine Theatre Company, is pleased to announces casting for its revival of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, featuring music by Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Violet), book and lyrics by Tony Kushner (Angels in America), direction by Lili-Anne Brown and music direction by Andra Velis Simon. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018
Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere of Kristiana Rae Colon's spectacular and fearless indictment TILIKUM, directed by Lili-Anne Brown.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018
American Blues Theater announces encore performance run of BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lili-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story will reopen June 29 - September 15, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are on sale now.
by TV Scoop - Jul 6, 2018
Get all the scoop on CBS To Rebroadcast UNDERCOVER BOSS: CELEBRITY EDITION With Idina Menzel Tonight, airing on CBS on Friday, July 6, 2018!
by Stage Tube - Jul 3, 2018
Earlier today, Broadway favorite Idina Menzel stopped by LIVE With Kelly and Ryan to chat about the play that brought her back to the NYC stage-  Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of Joshua Harmon's Skintight. 'It's a straight play, so I'm not singing in it. It's such a relief to wake up and be like, 'Is [my voice] there?' When I'm in a musical I'm always so worried!' 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019
The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 29th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. The judges declared a tie in the most promising musical theatre lyricist category between Sarah Hammond and Shaina Taub. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Charlie Sohne. The 2019 prizes will be presented on Monday, February 4, 2018, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
Haven Theatre, in association with About Face Theatre, presents the Midwest premiere of THE TOTAL BENT, a dynamic new rock show about fathers, sons, social upheaval and the choice between salvation and selling out.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
In January, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open the third production of its third season with the musical It Shoulda Been You; Music by Barbara Anselmi, and Book & Lyrics by Brian Hargrove.
by Behind the Curtain - Feb 4, 2019
Rob and Kevin are having a wild, wild party with the brilliant composer/lyricist Michael John LaChiusa whose works include Hello, Again, The Wild Party, First Ladies Suite, First Daughters Suite, Giant, Little Fish, See What I Wanna See, Bernarda Alba, Queen of the Mist, and so many others! 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
Conceived and Directed by Blake McIver (Ragtime, 'Full House,' 'The People's Couch'), A STAR IS BORN3 is an evening of music and moments from three iconic A Star Is Born films. Scenes and songs from the three separate yet similar stories are woven together as one to create a unique singular experience.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
Due to popular demand, Haven Theatre, in association with About Face Theatre, announces one additional week of performances of is hit Midwest premiere musical THE TOTAL BENT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
Complementing performances of Tony Award-winning actress and director Victoria Clark's production of Conor McPherson's new version of Strindberg's The Dance of Death, Classic Stage Company (CSC; Artistic Director, John Doyle) presents the second installment of its new Classic Conversations series. The series began with acclaimed actor Raul Esparza on the occasion of his "blisteringly good" (New York magazine) turn in Bertolt Brecht's Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui; another conversation will be announced this spring. The March 5 at 7pm event will serve as a rare, intimate, and engaging distillation of Clark's life in theater through conversation-with CSC Artistic Director John Doyle and celebrated music director Ted Sperling-and song. Sperling, who memorably worked with Clark on The Light in the Piazza, for which they both received Tony Awards, will also accompany Clark on piano for the musical portion of the evening. This one-night-only engagement takes place Tues, March 5 at 7pm at Classic Stage Company (136 E 13th Street, New York); tickets are $100-$150 and can be purchased at classicstage.org or 212-352-3101 (or toll free 866-811-411). The Dance of Death runs in repertory with director Shariffa Ali's staging of Yael Farber's Mies Julie through March 10.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2018
Apple hosted its annual Beer Bash employee gathering in California this week, to celebrate the start of the holiday season, according to Mac Rumors.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018
Haven Theatre, in association with About Face Theatre, is pleased to announce casting for its Midwest premiere of THE TOTAL BENT, featuring text by Stew and music and lyrics by Stew and Heidi Rodewald (Passing Strange) and directed by Jeff Award-winning director Lili-Anne Brown.
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018
Broadway favorite Marc Kudisch hit the field recently to perform the National Anthem, watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018
In January, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open the third production of its third season with the musical It Shoulda Been You; Music by Barbara Anselmi, and Book & Lyrics by Brian Hargrove.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018
Firebrand Theatre, in partnership with TimeLine Theatre Company, is pleased to launch its 2018-19 season with a revival of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, playing September 22 - October 28, 2018, at The The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO will launch its second New Musicals Weekend, a project of the Next Generation Campaign's New Small Musicals Initiative. New Musicals Weekend, the mini version of the SPARK festival, takes the core goals of SPARK and puts them into action over just seven days. New Musicals Weekend aims to develop new musicals for the CLO Cabaret by supporting writing teams with financial and creative resources and by building relationships with local and national artists. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
"Not everyone will go home a winner" in Goodman Theatre's world-premiere production of Lottery Day by Ike Holter, which appears through April 28 in the Owen Theatre. Holter concludes his seven-play "Rightlynd Saga"-the first play of which premiered five years ago, and has been hailed as "one of the most significant literary achievements in modern-day Chicago" (Chicago Tribune)-with a raucous theatrical bash, directed by Chicago native Lili-Anne Brown. Commissioned by the Goodman and developed through its New Stages Festival of new plays, Lottery Day takes place in a Rightlynd backyard where new characters and returning characters from the saga come together to create a work about the cost of belonging and the gift of community. Lottery Day appears through April 28 in the Owen Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018
American Blues Theater concludes its 2017-2018 Season with BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lili-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story runs April 27 - May 26, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The official press opening is today, May 4, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019
In the third concert of her More About The Melody series, cellist Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf invites Tony Award-winning music director, Ted Sperling to host an evening celebrating the music of the three generations of the iconic Rodgers family: Richard Rodgers, Mary Rodgers, and Adam Guettel.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018
American Blues Theater concludes its 2017-2018 Season with BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lili-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story runs April 27 - May 26, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The official press opening is today, May 4, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.