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Pacific Overtures - 1976 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022
Sondheim's Passion is a legendary musical based on Ettore Scola’s Italian film, Passion d’Amore. Situated in 19th Century Italy, the production tells the tale of a young soldier, Giorgio (Dean John-Wilson), who is obsessively pursued by the relation of his superior officer, Fosca (Ruthie Henshall) - a woman prone to severe melancholy and mania.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022
Broadstream announced today that Authentically You, a new digital series hosted by Riza Takahaski (Mean Girls), is now available for streaming exclusively on the new, free-for-user streaming platform.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
This sweeping and stirring musical masterpiece paints a portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, interweaving the lives of three families—an African American family, a Jewish Immigrant family, and a wealthy white family—finding their places and pursuing the American Dream in a rapidly changing world.
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022. Bill English will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer. This marks the first fully staged professional production of Follies in San Francisco.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director, Danny Feldman, has announced the 2022/2023 Season featuring a six-month-long celebration of the works and impact of Stephen Sondheim.  The State Theater of California’s Sondheim Celebration will begin in January 2023 and extend into June. 
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022
The Old Globe has announced the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. Shana Cooper (Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Chicago Shakespeare, Yale Rep) directs a cast of 20.
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022
Read the reviews for Stephen Sondheim's Passion at the Hope Mill Theatre. Sondheim's Passion is a legendary musical based on Ettore Scola's Italian film, Passion d'Amore, starring Ruthie Henshall in the role of Fosca. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 15, 2022
The nominations for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards will be announced by actor, author, civil rights activist and influencer, George Takei, on Monday, May 16, with the top four categories announced live on Spectrum News NY1 at 4 p.m. ET.  Takei will join NY1 anchor Ruschell Boone and “On Stage” host Frank DiLella to announce the nominations for Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical and Outstanding Revival of a Play. Following the live announcement, the complete list of Drama Desk Awards nominations will be available on dramadeskawards.com. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
The nominations for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards will be announced by actor, author, civil rights activist and influencer, George Takei, on Monday, May 16, with the top four categories announced live on Spectrum News NY1 at 4 p.m. ET.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022
People's Light presents Hold These Truths, a solo play inspired by the true story of Gordon Hirabayashi, bringing back the entire team of the 2020 production that was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Gil Kaan - Mar 7, 2022
East West Players has resumed LIVE performances with Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins (already opened). East West Players’ producing artistic director Snehal Desai directs the cast which includes Trance Thompson, Gedde Watanabe, Adam Kaokept, Joan Almedilla, Max Torrez, Christopher Chen, George Xavier, Astoncia Bhagat, Arvin Lee, Aric Martin, Kym Miller, Andrea Somera, Jalen Lum, Michael Cavinder and Maya Nahree McGowan. I had the chance to toss a few questions to Gedde, this enduring, steadily working actor, about his long relationship with East West and his various other acting gigs.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022
YELLOW SOUND LABEL has announced the release of Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions – Volume Two, the next installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim.
by Evan Henerson - Mar 5, 2022
Los Angeles’s East West Players has a long and vibrant history with the musicals of Stephen Sondheim, making it hardly a news flash that the company would both take a – er – shot at the composer’s controversial 1990 work, ASSASSINS, and end up bringing it off so splendidly.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022
Grammy-award winner Edie Brickell's new musical 38 MINUTES has announced the cast of their upcoming industry workshop, taking place on March 5, 2022, in Los Angeles following their successful 2019 reading.
by Jim Munson - Mar 4, 2022
BroadwayWorld talks to composer Paul Gordon and director Robert Kelley about their collaboration on a glorious new musical adaptation of Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility' which runs live onstage at TheatreWorks in Palo Alto from March 9th to April 3rd.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022
New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler announced today that Encores! Music Director Rob Berman will step down following the 2022 Encores! season at New  York City Center. 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022
This May 3, stars of the West End will gather to salute the legacy of the legendary Stephen Sondheim at a gala performance titled, Old Friends.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2022
Zoetic Stage and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County will present SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM, a riveting celebration of the work of legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim. Playing from March 17 through April 10 in the Arsht Center's intimate Carnival Studio Theater, SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM is a perfect introduction to the work of a contemporary master and a must for die-hard fans.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2022
Sierra Madre Playhouse presents King of the Yees, the award-winning play by Lauren Yee. Directed by Tim Dang. Produced for Sierra Madre Playhouse by Gary Lamb. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022
DISRUPTION, a new play written by Andrew Stein and directed by Hersh Ellis (Rain and Zoe Save The World; Pacific Overtures) will have an industry reading on Thursday, March 31 at 4:00PM at Open Jar Studios (1601 Broadway, 11th Floor).
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022
A special tribute to Stephen Sondheim will take place during this year's Grammy Awards, Variety reports. Sung by Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Ben Platt and Rachel Zegler, the performance will be part of the show's traditional In Memoriam segment, which honors those we have lost in the past year.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2022
Palo Alto Players continues its 91st season with the Peninsula premiere of' ALLEGIANCE. This powerful Broadway musical, inspired by the true-life experiences of TV/film actor and social media icon George Takei (Mr. Sulu on Star Trek), tells the story of one family's extraordinary journey during the Japanese American internment of World War II. The company has assembled an all-star cast of 20 local Bay Area artists under the direction of Vinh G. Nguyen to bring the story of ALLEGIANCE to the stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022
YELLOW SOUND LABEL has announced the release of Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions – Volume Two, the next installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2022
Today, BroadwayWorld is remembering Stephen Sondheim, and celebrating Andrew Lloyd Webber, both of whom share March 22nd as their birthday!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022
To kick off your week, we have an exclusive first listen to an all new track from Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions – Volume Two, out tomorrow from Yellow Sound Label.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022
Last night's episode of Jeopardy featured a category called 'Remembering Stephen Sondheim', featuring clues about some of the legendary composer's most notable work.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2022
This May 3, stars of the West End will gather to salute the legacy of the legendary Stephen Sondheim at a gala performance titled, Old Friends.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2022
The complete cast and creative team has been announced for the world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement of The Karate Kid – The Musical, which will take the stage at STAGES St. Louis, starting May 25.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022
The Broadway sensation WICKED will welcome new cast members to the National Tour beginning performances Tuesday, March 22 at the First Interstate Center for the Arts in Spokane, WA.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022
Paradise Square begins previews on Broadway tonight, March 15, 2022, ahead of an opening night on April 3 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Learn more about the cast bringing this musical to life on stage here!
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 12, 2022
Arranger and conductor Pablo Rossil turns his attention to the jazzing up of Mr. Sondheim's canon
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 10, 2022
On Monday, March 21 (5:30PM), the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center will continue its The Creative Process with a special Interview with Harold Prince and Stephen Sondheim.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2022
Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club has found its new leads! Fra Fee will play 'The Emcee' and Amy Lennox will play 'Sally Bowles' from 21 March – 25 June 2022. This unique production opened in December last year to critical and audience acclaim, widely praised as the ultimate theatrical experience.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022
Music Director Carl St.Clair and President John Forsyte today announced programming for Pacific Symphony’s 2022-23 season.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 28, 2022
On Sunday, January 30, Paper Mill Playhouse will celebrate opening night of Clue, directed by Casey Getting its Paper Mill production after a postponement in the fall of 2020, murder and blackmail are back on the menu when six mysterious guests assemble for a dinner party at Boddy Manor. Was it Mrs. Peacock in the study with the knife? Or Colonel Mustard in the library with the wrench? Based on the cult 1985 Paramount movie and inspired by the classic Hasbro game, this farce-meets-murder-mystery is bloody good fun.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2022
Paper Mill Playhouse is presenting Clue, directed by Casey Hushion (Paper Mill's A Jolly Holiday: Celebrating Disney's Broadway Hits).The production will open this Sunday, January 30th and run through Sunday, February 20, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022
The Kleban Foundation is celebrating the 32nd anniversary of the annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre with the announcement of the 2022 prizewinners. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to César Alvarez (they/them).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2022
Paper Mill Playhouse begins performances tomorrow, January 26, 2022 for Clue, directed by Casey Hushion (Paper Mill's A Jolly Holiday: Celebrating Disney's Broadway Hits).
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 20, 2022
City Theatre Austin presents a special one-weekend performance event honoring Stephen Sondheim - the giant, the genius, who revolutionized musical theatre as its most influential writer and composer.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2022
Dean John-Wilson (Steven Spielberg's Masters of Air, Apple TV; Aladdin) will play Giorgio, the man who finds himself at the heart of a passionate love affair, alongside Olivier nominated Kelly Price (What's New Pussycat?, Birmingham REP; A Little Night Music, Menier Chocolate Factory and Garrick Theatre) as Clara.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2022
The Library of Congress has released hours of previously unseen interviews with late composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim discusses Into the Woods, Assassins,  Sunday in the Park With George, Sweeney Todd and more. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2022
The Kleban Foundation will present the 32nd annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre in a virtual ceremony streaming online at Broadway On Demand starting Monday, February 21 at 7PM.
by Michael Major - Apr 4, 2022
Cynthia Erivo, Rachel Zegler, Ben Platt, and Leslie Odom Jr. took to the stage at the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards to sing the music of Stephen Sondheim for the In Memoriam. The medley performance included 'Not a Day Goes By,' 'Send in the Clowns,' and 'Somewhere.' Watch the complete performance now!
by Michael Dale - Apr 3, 2022
And Toto Too is riotously funny and remarkably true, Balkan Bordello arrives at La MaMa from Kosovo, and Gong Lum's Legacy combines romantic comedy with a controversial Supreme Court case.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
The York Theatre Company will bring the Manhattan Queen of Cabaret, Marilyn Maye, accompanied by the incomparable Tedd Firth, to The Theatre at St. Jeans for a ONE-NIGHT-ONLY special benefit concert of Marilyn Maye in May on Monday evening, May 16, 2022 beginning at 7:30PM.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022
The Prince Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces that  applications are now open for the 2022 Fellowship program.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the current roster of music theatre and cabaret talent performing in this year’s annual Chicago Sings fundraising concert, Chicago Sings Stephen Sondheim, Monday, May 23, at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
by Jared Fessler - Apr 1, 2022
Broadway veteran Telly Leung has co-produced a documentary with Aaron Albano, another Broadway veteran and active member of the AAPI Broadway community. It is called ENSEMBLE and it is currently available via Broadway on Demand.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022
Performances for Penelope resume TOMORROW, Saturday afternoon, April 2 at 2:30PM. The limited engagement will continue through Sunday afternoon, April 24, 2022 at 2:30PM at The York’s temporary home, The Theatre at St. Jeans (150 East 76th Street, between Lexington and Third Avenues). Opening Night is Thursday evening, April 7, 2022 at 7:00PM.