Pacific overtures

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Theatre Communications Group, Jun 1, 1991 - Drama - 107 pages
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User Review  - Alan - Goodreads

A classic. The opening up and modernization of Japan "told" from the Japanese point of view, without apologies to what Western civilizarion has done to Japan. Extremely insightful, considering that it is written by Westerners. Read full review

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User Review  - Peyton - Goodreads

I'll admit to being a little confused by Pacific Overtures; it is quite critical about Western involvement with Japan, but by the end it seems to celebrate Japan's role on the national stage. Maybe I ... Read full review

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Stephen Sondheim's musical compositions and lyrics have earned him a Pulitzer Prize, an Academy Award, and numerous Tonys among other awards and honors. His credits include music and lyrics for "Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George, Sweeney Todd, Company, Follies, " and "A Little Night Music, " as well as the lyrics for "West Side Story" and "Gypsy.

Wheeler was a novelist, playwright and screen writer.

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