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History by Michael John LaChiusa


Monday, December 11, 2017, 6 p.m.
Free with Required Reservation
Free General Admission Ticket

Michael John LaChiusa is a five-time TONY Award nominated composer, lyricist, and librettist for his Broadway productions of The Wild Party, Marie Christine, and Chronicle of a Death Foretold. LaChiusa’s acclaimed off-Broadway musicals have been seen at The Public Theater and Lincoln Center, and include Giant, Queen of the Mist (Outer Critic’s Circle Award, Best Musical), See What I Wanna See, First Lady Suite, Bernarda Alba, Hello Again, Little Fish, First Daughter Suite, and Four Short Operas: Break, Agnes, Eulogy For Mr. Hamm, and Lucky Nurse. To celebrate the acquisition of the Michael John LaChiusa papers, Mr. LaChiusa sits at the Library piano and joins a conversation about his life, works, and process.

Reserve your general admission seat HERE starting November 11, 2017.

Michael John LaChiusa

(If you need assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, where volunteers will make a reservation for you, even if you do not use email. For free events, The Library generally overbooks to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.)

Recommended Reading/Listening/Viewing:

1. Marie Christine a new musical

2. First daughter suite : original cast recording

3. Hello again

4. La ronde

5. Medea

6. The wild party : vocal selections