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Pacific Overtures - 1976 - US Tour

Spanning 150 years, Pacific Overtures tells the story of Commodore Matthew Perry's arrival in the "Floating Kingdom" of Nippon in 1853. The show chronicles the influence America had upon Japan, detailing and dramatizing the westernization of Japanese culture.

Schedule

Curran Theatre

(San Francisco, CA)
445 Geary St
San Francisco, CA 94102
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020
Mario Lopez and Daphne Rubin-Vega lead a stalwart Broadway group of performers lending their voices to a non-partisan a?oeGet Out the Votea?? music video a?" hashtag: #enoughalreadyvote a?" which has been re-released in anticipation of the November 3rd election.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On September 2, he chatted with the incredible Telly Leung.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
Today (September 3) in live streaming: Broadway Sessions Belts for Biden, Telly Leung sings with Radio Free Birdland, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
Watch a sneak peek of Telly Leung's Birdland concert that premieres TONIGHT at 7pm ET! Get your tickets here!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020
Every Saturday at 5pm EST from October 3rd - October 31st the new thought-provoking series RED PILLING OF AMERICA, hosted by TV and Broadway Star Ciara Renée, will be discussing democracy, American politics and our current socio-economic climate through the lens of Tonya Pinkins' new socio-political horror film, RED PILL. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
On September 30, 2020 at 8 pm EDT, the stars of Broadway, TV, film, dance, and opera unite for a night of celebration of the Golden Age of Musical Theatre to raise money for The Facing History School.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 2, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, September 2 (12pm ET), as he chats with the incredible Telly Leung!
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2020
The renaming of the theatre was dedicated to Stephen Sondheim, the greatest and best known artist in American musical theatre on his 80th birthday. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
Classic Stage Company today announced its Fall 2020 season, in which it scales up two timely new CSC producing initiatives while New York City theaters must remain closed.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2020
In honor of the one-year anniversary of Broadway stage manager Arthur Gaffin's passing, Gaffin's boyfriend since 1980, Danny Baron, is donating $100,000 from Gaffin's estate to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020
The Broadway Podcast Network will present an all-star Halloween party to benefit the Broadway Cares Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Fund on October 28th at 9p.m. EST. Tune into the Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors Broadway Halloween Party.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the presentation of a $6,000 check to JBJ Soul Kitchen Food Bank in Wainscott, raised as a portion of the donations received during the one-night-only Starry Night Gala Telethon, which aired virtually at baystreet.org.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization announced the next video in their YouTube series R&H Goes Pop! - At Home. Todaya??s video will feature Broadway performer Telly Leung performing 'Climb Eva??ry Mountaina?? from The Sound of Music.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
Today (November 25) in live streaming: Patti Murin and Colin Donnell visit Backstage Live, get cooking on Stars in the House, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
Today The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization announced the next video in their YouTube series R&H Goes Pop! - At Home. The video will feature stage and screen actor Paolo Montalbán ('Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella') performing a new take on the iconic song 'Ten Minutes Ago' from Cinderella.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020
Adventure Theatre MTC will continue Sunday StoryTimes with Mixing It Up with Erin Quil bringing new light to biracial and multi-racial stories. This week, Erin will interview fellow multi-racial Broadway actor Thom Sesma. Adventure Theatre MTC's Storytimes are Sundays at 2PM ET free on Facebook Live.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
CollaborAzian, a new collective of Asian American producers, will present an abridged, virtual performance of the Tony Award-winning musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder and will feature and all-Asian cast and crew. The production aims to uplift opportunities for AAPIs in theatre and net proceeds will support StopAAPIHate.org.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
NY State Senator Brad Hoylman, who is currently running to be the next Manhattan Borough President, has a long history supporting the performing arts and cultural institutions in New York City. André De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Liz Calloway, Ryann Redmond, Telly Lueng, Seth Rudetsky, and more have come together signing a letter of endorsement.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
The Hill Country Community Theatre presents “Side By Side By Sondheim” for six performances only, June 4 – 13, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2021
How do you spell D-A-N-C-E-R-S O-V-E-R F-O-R-T-Y? (Hint: D-A-N-C-E-R-S-O-V-E-R-4-0!) Well, if you didn't know, you're sure to find out that - and more - by the end of the all-star night of games, clips, and anecdotes that will take place as a benefit for DO40 (easy to spell!) on Monday, May 17th at 7:00 PM EDT.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2021
An all-star night of games, clips, and anecdotes that will take place as a benefit for the Dancers Over 40 organization on Monday, May 17th at 7:00 PM EDT. The event is free to stream on YouTube.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, May 1-2, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
Broadway On Demand will present the first ever virtual presentation of the 31st annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre, Monday, March 15 at 7PM ET.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
Classic Stage Company will present Tell The Story: Celebrating Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins. The evening will feature cast members of the original Off-Broadway company, the Broadway revival, and Doyle’s upcoming CSC production.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
Everybody's got the right... to be vaccinated. On last night's reunion of the original company of Assassins, beloved Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, who turns 91 later this month, revealed that he is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2021
With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1960s and the 1970s!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2021
Today, we're getting to know Broadway favorite Telly Leung, with whom you can book a shoutout today! Find out which performers he stans, what show he wants to see next, and what even his biggest fans might not know about him!
by Student Blogger: Emily Brooks - Mar 26, 2021
None of Sondheim's innovative works is just like another – so which one in particular you gravitate towards can say a lot. So in good, lighthearted fun, in celebration of a genius’s birthday, I bring you a very unscientific analysis of what your favorite Sondheim musical says about you!
by Student Blogger: Michael Scuotto - Mar 25, 2021
In celebration of Stephen Sondheim’s 91st birthday, I’m continuing to compile a list of 18 Sondheim songs, one for each show he’s written!
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021
The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 21, 2021
The news is filled with reports of hate crimes against Asians during the last year. The numbers may be up, but the bigotry isn't new.
by Peter Nason - Mar 18, 2021
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 91 greatest Sondheim songs. See if your favorites made the cut! What's at #1?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2021
On this day, we're wishing a very Happy Birthday to Broadway veteran, Telly Leung!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2021
The Studios of Key West continues its innovative online conversation series, 'Between Two Palms,' on selected Wednesdays from 6-7PM in February. The program invites award-winning theater, television, film, literary and visual arts personalities online for a lively, unscripted hour-long conversation produced by The Studios.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
Art House Productions has announced their first audio play, Black Tom Island by Martin Casella available starting Monday, January 18 at 10:00am EST. A free virtual panel discussion about the actual event featuring historians and the play's creative team will take place on Sunday, February 7 at 3:00pm EST on Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Be An #ArtsHero has announced “Dear Mr. President and Madam Vice President,” a nationwide letter writing campaign, organized in partnership with The Dramatists Guild of America, imploring the incoming administration to prioritize commitment to the Arts.
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 5, 2021
We all remember back in the day (meaning before mid-March 2020) when we would gather in a theatre, wait for the house lights to dim and hear the first notes from a live orchestra played. Since that time, theatre companies have found some very inventive ways to present plays in the new medium of streaming pandemic theatre. Presenting musicals however are always more of a challenge because of the number of people allowed in a space at any one time due to COVID-19 restrictions. Signature Theatre has solved that problem and is now presenting Simply Sondheim the first in their five show Signature Features subscription series.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2021
The Studios of Key West continues its innovative online conversation series, 'Between Two Palms,' streaming live each Wednesday from 6-7PM in March. The program invites award-winning theater, television, film, literary and visual arts personalities online for a lively, unscripted hour-long conversation produced by The Studios.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2021
The Kleban Foundation celebrates the 31st anniversary of the annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre with the announcement of the 2021 prizewinners. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Benjamin Scheuer. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to co-librettists Melissa Li and Kit Yan.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 31, 2020
Not much was cause for celebration in 2020 - excluding the release of season four of 'Somebody Feed Phil,' the hilarious, heartfelt food and travel series from 'Everybody Loves Raymond' creator Phil Rosenthal. 
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2020
This year, to save us from tears, Broadway favorites Lea Salonga and Telly Leung have joined forces to deliver a special Christmas treat. Watch as they perform a virtual duet of Wham!'s Christmas classic, 'Last Christmas.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
Every Thursday at 3pm from September 10th - October 31st, Tony award-winning actress Tonya Pinkins and TV & Broadway star Ciara Renée will come together for exclusive, one-on-one conversations with new guest stars each week when Pinkins' puts a horror-fying lens on the upcoming election with her film RED PILL.
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 28, 2020
Birdland's new concert series delivers the goods... and the stars.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
Today (August 24) in live streaming: Broadway orchestrators unite, Rachel Bay Jones sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2020
Today (August 22-23) in live streaming: Rachel Bay Jones sings with Seth Rudetsky, the Pippin cast reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 21, 2020
 No further information has been released at this time as to who, or which shows, will be performing.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
Broadway for Biden's inaugural Town Hall event will stream online this Sunday, August 23 at 2:00pm EST, produced by the Broadway Podcast Network.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
92Y will be presenting free panel discussions with Alan Menken, Jodi Benson, Paige O'hara and more in August.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2021
Former Secretary of State and avid theatergoer Hillary Rodham Clinton will participate in Classic Stage Company's event Tell the Story: Celebrating Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins, delivering remarks about the timely and timeless American musical.
by Team BWW - Apr 26, 2021
BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home! This week includes John Lloyd Young from The Space, a masterclass with Telly Leung, and Andrea McArdle on The Seth Concert Series!