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15741 Star Starred
Boston Opera House
539 Washington Street Boston, MA 02111
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"South Pacific"
22 ratings
4.2 average rating
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39 events
3 reviews
11 stars
attended Sep 27 2011

Good acting, Great voices. Music score so great hard to foul it up. Well worth seeing.

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48 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 27 2011

Very nice production. The renewed emphasis on the prejudice makes this more relevant than productions I've seen in the past which wanted to protect the likability of Forbush whose Arkansas roots were showing.

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13 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 28 2011

This was a very good production of a beloved old show. The voices of all the leads were very good and I especially loved the actor playing Emil and also the actress playing Bloody Mary. The scenery was clever. The music was lovely and the...continued

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“Simply Wonderful! Beguiling Theatrical Magic!” hails the New York Post for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific. This breathtaking new production of South Pacific is based on the 2008 Tony Award® winning Lincoln Center Theater production, directed by Bartlett Sher.

Set on a tropical island during World War II, the musical tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices. The beloved score’s songs include “Some Enchanted Evening,” “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair,” “This Nearly Was Mine” and “There is Nothin’ Like a Dame.” USA Today cheers, “Four Stars! Gorgeous! South Pacific doesn’t just float; it soars!”

Based on James Michener’s Pulitzer Prize winning book T_ales of the South Pacific_, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific has music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, a book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan.

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