Alvin Ing – An Interview

The song Chrysanthemum Tea was written specifically for Alvin Ing to perform in Pacific Overtures. He joins Kyle to discuss his time with the show (twice!) and how theatre has changed over the years.

The song Chrysanthemum Tea was written specifically for Alvin Ing to perform in Pacific Overtures. He joins Kyle to discuss his time with the show (twice!) and how theatre has changed over the years.

Alvin Ing: Tales of a Theatrical Trailblazer: https://www.onstageblog.com/profiles/2021/5/1/alvin-ing

Alvin's theatre credits: https://www.broadwayworld.com/people/Alvin-Ing/

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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