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Borough Hall, Brooklyn

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MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 16 - 23

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Michael LaChiusa


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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 in NY and include First Daughter Suite, Giant, Queen of the Mist, See What I Wanna SeeFirst Lady Suite, Bernarda AlbaHello AgainLittle Fish, and Four Short Operas: Break, Agnes, Eulogy For Mr. Hamm, Lucky Nurse. LaChiusa has been commissioned by Chicago Lyric Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival among others. LaChiusa’s awards include an Obie, Gillman Gonzalez-Falla, Kleban Foundation, Dramatists Guild, and 2008 & 2009 Daytime Emmy Awards. LaChiusa teaches at NYU, Yale, Pace, and Columbia. He is a resident of New York City.