See What I Wanna See: The Award-Winning Musical at Steppenwolf
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As the world wages war in 1945, Miss Mary's beauty parlor and boarding house in Memphis, Tenn., is a popular gathering place for local African-American women. Amidst the hustle and bustle of primping and preening, Miss Mary's provides these ladies with the perfect social setting in which to exchange tales of their soldiers overseas. As the war's end looms somewhere on the horizon, these women wrestle with an uncertain future, finding love and friendship in the most unexpected of places. This Chicago premiere of Saturday Night/Sunday Morning continues Prologue Theatre Company's mission to produce untold historical stories from underrepresented voices, expanding understanding in Chicago's theatre community. Learn More
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The 3 vignettes all dealt with truth becoming a lie and lies becoming the truth. Very interesting combination of events and times in history. Songs were varied enough not to seem repetitive. In the 2nd Act, the performers were on key almost all the time, which made it far more engrossing than the off-key 1st Act. Worth seeing just to appreciate the variety of musical styles and the historical shifts.
**See What I Wanna See
*Words and Music by Michael John LaChiusa
Directed by Lili-Anne Brown
Music Direction by James Morehead
Bailiwick Chicago is a theater company that was formed by a group of dedicated actors, directors and production professionals after Bailiwick Repertory Theater closed its doors in September 2009. This Collective is the artistic ensemble responsible for the mission and vision of the company. In its first two seasons, Bailiwick Chicago garnered 28 award nominations and received critical acclaim for its innovative Chicago productions.