Pacific Overtures

Booking Info

One of Stephen Sondheim’s most ambitious, rarely seen creations comes to the Chocolate Factory in a co-production with Umeda Arts Theater in Japan, where it has already been a huge success in Tokyo and Osaka.

The story of the arrival of the West in 1853 in isolated Japan is seen from a western perspective but played in an eastern style.  The score is filled with some of Sondheim’s most ravishing music, including “Someone in a Tree”, “Pretty Lady” and “A Bowler Hat”.

25 Nov - 24 Feb
Menier Chocolate Factory
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Running time
1 hour and 45 minutes with no interval
Latecomer Policy
Latecomers may not be admitted

Access rates are avaliable by contacting the venue box office on:
020 7378 1713


Menier Chocolate Factory

53 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU

The Menier Chocolate Factory is a 180-seat off-West End theatre, which comprises a restaurant, bar and rehearsal rooms.

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Underground and Train

London Bridge Station is the nearest mainline railway and Underground station (Borough High Street Exit)


381 (Southwark Street), 344 (Southwark Bridge Road).


The venue will open an hour and a half before the start of a performance, which includes the bar and seating area. The theatre will open 30 minutes before the beginning of the performance.

There is a small cloakroom for coats, small bags can be taken into the auditorium with you. 
You are advised not to bring large bags to the venue.

Yes there is a bar in the Foyer

Yes, the venue accepts card and cash payments.