Please Hello – Pacific Overtures (with Donatella Galella)

Japan is opening up. But what do the other nations have to say about that? Donatella Galella comes on to discuss history, Asian representation, and all the different musical styles of "Please Hello".

Japan is opening up. But what do the other nations have to say about that? Donatella Galella comes on to discuss history, Asian representation, and all the different musical styles of "Please Hello".

You can read the article that Donatella wrote called Feeling Yellow here: https://escholarship.org/uc/item/3bg763d9

And you can email Donatella Galella at: galella@ucr.edu

You can purchase Stephen Sondheim's first book of lyrics, Finishing the Hat, by going here: https://amzn.to/2LB9ZJo

We are using three productions to frame our discussion of Pacific Overtures.
The Original Broadway Cast (1976) starring Mako, Isao Sato, Sab Shimono, Yuki Shimoda, and Alvin Ing.
You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://apple.co/2TeEjBu
Or listen to it on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3gc1GFb
Or buy it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3iykXlx

The Broadway revival (2004) starring BD Wong, Michael K. Lee, Paolo Montalban, Sab Shimono, and Alvin Ing.
You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://apple.co/3pDyqdb
Or listen to it on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3zh2gbQ
Or buy it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2TeFelq

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