Until the great reveal, Being Seen is a mammoth showcase for Allison Minick. She easily captivates and entertains. I think it's safe to say she booked any gig with this theatrical audition. William Youmans as the director gave so much power to the language of the piece through his voice. His emphasis and ability to control in the darkness was nothing short of magical. Youmans is a wizard with his words.
Director Mindy Cooper had an incredibly easy job. Everything was spelled out for her in Gustin's script. And yet Cooper still put her stamp on the production. There was never a dull moment and every beat had a purpose. The storytelling was sharp and precise.
Moving forward, finding a way to captivate a non-theater audience will be the key. The insiders will love it. Those people who don't know what's going on? They're the ones who will actually be paying and seeing. And judging.