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Pacific Overtures - 1984 - Off-Broadway

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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Promenade Theatre

(New York, NY)
2162 Broadway
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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, 2020
On May 9 (7:30pm) PBS Poetry in America will air 'Finishing The Hat' - Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim is widely hailed as the greatest modern American musical theater composer.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th Anniversary season continues with its new free virtual series 'Sondheim @ 90 Roundtable' with host Michael Weber, on Porchlight's Facebook page, www.facebook.com/PorchlightMusicTheatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
On May 9 (7:30pm) PBS Poetry in America will air 'Finishing The Hat' - Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim is widely hailed as the greatest modern American musical theater composer. Series creator Elisa New speaks with Broadway stage actors including Melissa Errico, writer Adam Gopnik, and others to explore Sondheim's singular ability to blend lyrics and music-using as their case study this song from his Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
The Broadway Podcast Network is presenting the finale of the all-star comedy podcast, Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors, written by Gordon Greenberg and Steve Rosen and directed by Greenberg.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
A diverse cast of Broadway, TV, film, dance, and opera stars unite for an Interactive Virtual Pride Kick-Off Party and concert to raise money for LGBTQ+ homeless youth
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will celebrate the life and legacy of American theater producer and director Harold 'Hal' Prince with the Drama Desk's newly established lifetime achievement honor.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
Telly Leung performs, 'The Show' a song by Brandon James Gwinn and EllaRose Chary for the Things I Don't Say Project, a queer song catalogue.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with the new musical 'The Year of Living Dangerously!'
by Tome' Cousin - Jun 4, 2020
Writer and Broadway veteran Tome' Cousin writes about the lack of diversity in theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that Richard Kind will host this year's 29th Annual Summer Gala, A Starry Night, which will be streamed online on baystreet.org and other live stream platforms on Wednesday, July 22, at 8 p.m., with a red carpet preshow beginning at 7:30 p.m.
by Jim Munson - Jun 25, 2020
It is time for Robert Kelley to take a richly-deserved curtain call. June 30th will be his last day as Artistic Director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley after a mind-blowing 50 years in that role. It is not hyperbole to state there isn't another individual who has had a more profound influence on the Bay Area theatre landscape. Kelley founded TheatreWorks as a scrappy, community theater company in April, 1970 and guided its transformation over the years into a Tony-winning powerhouse and nationally-recognized incubator of new works. BroadwayWorld had the pleasure of speaking with Kelley earlier this spring to discuss his half-century history with TheatreWorks.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
TheatreWorks is putting out the call to budding songwriters, seeking teen songbirds and rappers ready to create the next Hamilton or Dear Evan Hansen, giving them the tools to tell their own story through music. Bay Area high school students will learn from pros how to compose and create a new musical in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's TheatreWorks Musical Making Workshop.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020
Classic Stage Company (CSC; Artistic Director, John Doyle) today announced a new lineup of participants in the free online version of its signature series Classic Conversations, hosted by John Doyle and focused on Doyle's highly anticipated, postponed production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
On August 8, 2020, P.A. TOKYO will host a live, virtual premiere of their cross-continental musical collaboration, WeSongCycle. The virtual song cycle will begin at 8:45am (EST) / 7:45am (CST) in the United States on YouTube.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's production of Paul Gordon's Pride and Prejudice is now streaming on Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020
Today (July 16) in live streaming: Broadway barks is back, MCC presents Good As New, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Classic Stage Company today announced a new lineup of multiple award-winning participants in the free online version of its signature series Classic Conversations, hosted by John Doyle, featuring eminent actors who are also collaborators of Doyle and CSC.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
On August 8, 2020, P.A. TOKYO will launch the world premiere of their cross-continental musical collaboration, WeSongCycle, on YouTube. The virtual song cycle will be available beginning 8:45am (EST) / 7:45am (CST) in the United States on YouTube.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
92Y is presenting American Songbook Icons, Cabaret History and The Art of Broadway Orchestration in its upcoming programming.
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 - Aug 14, 2020
The Encore Musical Theatre Company is making music happen in Dexter, Michigan with their outdoor socially distanced Benard L. Maas Summer Series. And taking the stage August 20, 21 and 22 is Broadway superstar Telly Leung!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Classic Stage Company today announced a new slate of participants in the free online version of its signature series Classic Conversations, hosted by John Doyle and focused on Doyle's postponed production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Stephen Sondheim's 90th Birthday with 'Take Me To The World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration' raised over $400,000 dollars for ASTEP!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history! Today's number, Greased Lightnin' from Grease!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below has added shows to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2020
Just last night, the stars came out to celebrate Stephen Sondheim's 90th Birthday with 'Take Me To The World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration'. The free online event, hosted by Raúl Esparza, on the exact 50th anniversary of the opening night of Sondheim's musical Company (the original production debuted on Broadway on April 26, 1970).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
Additional star performances were announced today for the all-star special virtual concert in celebration of Stephen Sondheim's 90th Birthday, 'Take Me To The World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration', this Sunday, April 26 at 8:00 PM ET.