Pacific Overtures' B.D. Wong on NY1's "On Stage"
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with Gorgeous Entertainment (Kumiko Yoshii, Producer; Michael Wolk, Creative Director) present B.D. Wong as "Reciter" in Stephen Sondheim's and John Weidman's Tony® Award-winning musical PACIFIC OVERTURES, directed by Amon Miyamoto. Additional material by Hugh Wheeler and Music Direction by Paul Gemignani. PACIFIC OVERTURES began previews on Friday, November 12th, 2004 and opened officially on Thursday, December 2nd, 2004.
Spanning 150 years, Pacific Overtures tells the story of Commodore Matthew Perry's arrival in the "Floating Kingdom" of Nippon in 1853. This landmark musical chronicles the influence America had upon Japan, detailing and dramatizing the westernization of Japanese culture. The style of the musical is based on ancient forms of Japanese theatre such as Kabuki and Noh.
Tickets are available by calling Ticket Services at (212) 719-1300, online at www.roundabouttheatre.org, or at the box office at Studio 54 (254 West 54th St.). Pacific Overtures will play Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8:00PM with a Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinee at 2:00PM. Added Holiday Performances: Sunday, December 26th at 7:30 PM and Monday, December 27th at 8:00 PM.