Michael John LaChiusa’s three-part musical explores lust, greed, murder and redemption through the stories of a 1950s murder noir, a priest’s crisis of faith, and the final tryst of two lovers. A lush musical score combining jazz, pop, classical and Asian influences drives the story telling in this virtuosic piece named by New York magazine as one of the Best Musicals of 2005.

"Seductively stylish, sharp thinking person's smart and entertaining as it is artistic and serious."
Chicago Theater Beat

"Passionately driven...a play of and about human crises, primal and existential."
New City

Bailiwick Chicago is a non-profit professional company with a mission to produce contemporary musicals and plays, reinvent classic musicals, and develop new work, while sharing a powerful and authentic theatrical experience. We celebrate and engage our community through diverse programming, artistic partnerships and outreach opportunities. In just 2 seasons, Bailiwick Chicago has garnered 28 award nominations and received critical acclaim for its innovative Chicago productions. We invite you to join us in our tradition of producing quality productions and, with your help, take it all to the next level. Visit Bailiwick Chicago's website.

Watch & Listen

  1. <i>SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE</i> in production

    SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE in production

  2. Trailer for GARAGE REP 2013

    Trailer for GARAGE REP 2013

Cast & Artists

The Artists

Program Articles

Welcome to Garage Rep 2013!

Associate Producer, Jacob Padrón, on what to expect at Garage Rep 2013

This is Not a Steppenwolf Production: and We're Damn Proud of That

Joshua Goode explores Chicago's dynamic storefront theater scene.

A Letter from Bailiwick Chicago's Artistic Director

A welcome letter to SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE

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Running Time

Content Advisory

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See What I Wanna See is part of The Garage Rep Season

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Special Performances

Audio Description and Touch Tour
Sunday, April 7
Touch Tour: 2pm
Curtain: 4pm

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