THERE WILL BE A MIRACLE
SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE
Composer: Music and Lyrics Michael John LaChuisa
Production/Performer History: Off-Broadway 2005 (Mary Testa)
Context: Aunt Monica has always been a cynic when it comes to religion. But facing her own mortality and her nephew’s upcoming religious event, she realises she was wrong.
Choice: If Stephen Sondheim has an heir, it is Michael John LaChuisa. His music is complex, often impenetrable. He chooses offbeat subject matter. But this complexity means, like Jason Robert Brown, a lot of opportunity to make great acting choices.