Pacific Overtures (1976)

Set in 1853 Japan, Pacific Overtures follows the Westernization of Japan, mainly through the story of Kayama, a samurai, and Manjiro, a fisherman. The lives of both men are radically changed by the coming of American ships to Japan.

Listen to the Cast Recording, and then stream the show:

  • Marty Pasetta
  • Harold Prince
  • John Weidman
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  • Release Date: 1976-09-06
  • Views: 3186
  • Runtime: 140


Reciter / Shogun / Jonathan Goble

Soon-Tek Oh

Tamate / Samurai / Storyteller / Swordsman

Sab Shimono


Alvin Ing

Shogun's Mother / Observer / Merchant / American Admiral

Ernest Abuba

Samurai / Adams / Noble

Freda Foh Shen

Shogun's Wife

Gedde Watanabe

Priest / Girl / Boy

Kim Miyori

Proscenium Servant / Sailor / Townsperson