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Daniel Henning & His Cast See What They Wanna See at the Blank

April 17, 2010

Michael John LaChiusa’s See What I Wanna See is, according to the five actors in The Blank’s West Coast premiere of the upcoming musical, a complex piece. It can confuse. It can entice. It examines murder, faith, redemption and more, and is based on three short stories. These stories span centuries, from medieval Japan to 1951 New York to the days after 9-11.

Lesli Margherita Lesli Margherita 

Lesli Margherita, who received the 2009 Laurence Olivier Award for her West End performance as Inez in Zorro, suffered from nightmares in early rehearsals. “It’s because the show was so complex. I had a dream that I went up to the music director, David O, and said, ‘Let me get this straight. You’re telling me I’m finding my first note from a rain stick?’ And he said, ‘Yes, absolutely.’” 

How do you find a note when it sounds as if you’re clearing your throat in the middle of the Negev?

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