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Pacific Overtures

Theatre
Name: East 13th Street/CSC Theatre
Address: 136 East 13th Street, New York, NY 10003
Production Details
First performance date: April 6, 2017
Opening date: May 4, 2017
Closing date: June 18, 2017
Links: Official Website


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Production Description
In 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry sailed to Japan on a U.S. mission to open trade relations at any cost. Stephen Sondheim and John Weidmanā€˜s remarkable musical tells the tale of a samurai and a fisherman who are caught up in the westernization of the East.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Classic Stage Company Producer
John Doyle Artistic Director
  
John Weidman Book
Stephen Sondheim Music
Stephen Sondheim Lyricist
Hugh Wheeler Additional Material
  
John Doyle Director
  
John Doyle Production Designer
John Doyle Production Designer
Ann Hould-Ward Costume Designer
Jane Cox Lighting Designer
Dan Moses Schreier Sound Designer
J. Jared Janas Hair/Make-Up
David L. Arsenault Associate Scenic Designer
Amy Sutton Associate Costume Designer
Tess James Associate Lighting Designer
Peter Gangi1 Assistant Sound Designer
  
John C. Hume General Manager
The Publicity Office Press Representative
  
Melanie J. Lisby Production Stage Manager
  
Jay Sterkel Production Manager
  
Greg Jarrett Music Direction
Jonathan Tunick Orchestrations
Seymour Red Press Music Coordinator
Rob Berman Music Supervisor
  
Telsey + Company Casting

1Credited as Peter C. Gangi.

Cast
Actor Role
Karl Josef Co Fisherman / American Admiral / First Sailor
Steven Eng Kayama
Megan Masako Haley Tamate
Ann Harada Madam / French Admiral
Austin Ku Boy / British Admiral / Third Sailor
Kelvin Moon Loh Warrior / Russian Admiral / Second Sailor
Orville Mendoza Manjiro
Marc Oka Thief / Dutch Admiral
Thom Sesma Lord Abe / Old Man
George Takei The Reciter
Marc delaCruz N/A UNDERSTUDY
Kimberly Immanuel N/A UNDERSTUDY
Marc Oka The Reciter UNDERSTUDY
Awards
Award Person / Company Function
1 NOMINATED 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical Steven Eng Actor
2 NOMINATED 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Thom Sesma Actor
3 NOMINATED 2018 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Revival of a Musical Classic Stage Company Producer
4 NOMINATED 2018 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Orchestrations Jonathan Tunick Orchestrations
5 NOMINATED 2018 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical Dan Moses Schreier Sound Designer
6 NOMINATED 2018 Drama League Award, Outstanding Revival of a Musical Classic Stage Company Producer
      Stephen Sondheim Music
      Stephen Sondheim Lyricist
      John Weidman Book
      John Doyle Director
7 NOMINATED 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Revival of a Musical Classic Stage Company Producer
      Stephen Sondheim Music
      Stephen Sondheim Lyricist
      John Weidman Book
8 NOMINATED 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Award, Best Musical Revival