Pacific Heights

After years as a German nightclub for Cabaret and a few months as a carnival dumping ground for Assassins' murderous misfits, Studio 54 recently became the “land of the rising sun” for the Roundabout Theatre's revival of Stephen Sondheim's Pacific Overtures, a tale of how Westerners made attempts to land in Japan and establish trade in the 1850s. The set, by Rumi Matsui, is constructed of cypress wood surrounded by water to symbolize Japan, while the rest of the theatre

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