Shogun

The Musical

Marquis Theatre

Previews Began: November 1, 1990

Opening Night: November 20, 1990

Closing Night: January 20, 1991

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Music: Paul Chihara

Lyrics: John Driver

Book: John Driver

An English sea captain, shipwrecked in 17th-century Japan, becomes caught in a political power struggle and falls in love with a married noblewoman, in this musical adaptation of James Clavell’s novel.

Musical Numbers

Act One

Karma……………………………………………….Orchestra
Night of Screams………….Sailor, John Blackthorne,
                                         Ensemble
This is Samurai……………………………………..Samurai
How Nice to See You…………………..Lord Toranaga,
                                                        Lord Buntaro,
                                                        Father Alvito,
                                                        Lady Mariko
Impossible Eyes…..Lady Mariko, John Blackthorne
He Let Me Live………………………………Lady Mariko
Honto……………………………………..John Blackthorne
Assassination………………………………..Father Alvito,
                                        Captain General Ferriera
Shogun………………………………………………..Hostages
Royal Blood………………Lord Ishido, Lord Toranaga
An Island…………………………………….Lord Toranaga
No Word for Love……………………………Lady Mariko
Mad Rum Below/Escape…………John Blackthorne,
                                                    Ensemble
Karma…………………………Lord Toranaga, Ensemble
Born to Be Together……………………….Lady Mariko,
                                                     John Blackthorne

Act Two

Fireflies……………..Lady Mariko, John Blackthorne,
                              Ensemble
Sail Home………………………………..John Blackthorne
Rum Below……..John Blackthorne, Lord Toranaga,
                          Ensemble
Pillowing……………………………..Gyoko, Kiku, Ladies
Born to Be Together (Reprise)………..Lady Mariko,
                                                     John Blackthorne
No Man…………………………………..John Blackthorne
Cha-No -Yu……………..Lady Mariko, Lord Buntaro
Absolution…………………..Father Alvito, An Acolyte,
                                        Lady Mariko, Ensemble
Poetry Competition……………..Lord Ishido, Sazuko,
                                                Lady Mariko
Death Walk……………John Blackthorne, Ensemble
One Candle………..Lady Mariko, John Blackthorne
Ninja Raid………………………………………….Orchestra
One Candle (Reprise)……………………..Lady Mariko,
                                                     John Blackthorne
Winter Battle…………………………………….Orchestra
Resolutions…………………Lord Toranaga, Ensemble
Trio………………..Lord Toranaga, John Blackthorne,
                          Lady Mariko
Finale…………………………………………………Ensemble