Pacific Overtures
Theatre: Studio 54
Status: Closed
(November 12, 2004 - January 30, 2005 )
  • Preview: November 12, 2004
  • Open: December 2, 2004
  • Close: January 30, 2005
Musical - Revival
Running Time: 2hrs 30mins

The difficult Westernization of Japan in 1853, "Pacific Overtures" focuses on the lives of two friends caught in the change.

For The Record:

The original production opened at the Winter Garden on Jan 11, 1976 under the auspices of Harold Prince in assoc w/Ruth Mitchell.  Mr Prince directed a cast which included Mako, Sab Shimono, Alvin Ing, Soon-Teck Oh, Ernest Abuba & Freda Foh Shen.  Patricia Birch was the Choreographer.  Paul Gemignani was the Musical Director.

Total Gross: $3,770,036
Average Weekly Gross: $314,170
Total Gross Potential: 72%
Total Attendance: 71,420
Average Weekly Attendance: 83%

Staff & Creative Team

Associate Producer:

Gorgeous Entertainment

Advertising Representative:

Eliran Murphy Group

Press Agent:

Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Production Stage Manager:

Arthur Gaffin

Book Writer:

John Weidman

Music & Lyrics:

Stephen Sondheim

Director:

Amon Miyamoto

Additional Material:

Hugh Wheeler

Settings:

Rumi Matsui

Costumes:

Junko Koshino

Lighting:

Brian MacDevitt

Orchestrations:

Jonathan Tunick

Musical Director:

Paul Gemignani

Cast

Reciter 11/12/2004 - 01/30/2005
Madam and Dutch Admiral 11/12/2004 - 01/30/2005
Merchant, Commodore Perry 11/12/2004 - 01/30/2005
Kayama 11/12/2004 - 01/30/2005
Observer, Shogun's companion 11/12/2004 - 01/30/2005
Manjiro 11/12/2004 - 01/30/2005
Shogun's Wife, Kanagawa Girl 11/12/2004 - 01/30/2005
Son, Shogun's Wife's servant, Kanagawa Girl 11/12/2004 - 01/30/2005