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Rosemont Theatre
5400 N. River Road Rosemont, IL 60018
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21 events
13 reviews
7 stars
We followed other Goldstar members' advice and parked in the Outlet Mall parking garage right next door to the theater. Free parking and very easy to walk next door. (Great spot to grab a bite to eat before the show too!)
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21 events
12 reviews
20 stars
Don't pay for parking. Park at the Outlet Mall for free and walk the additional half block
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"South Pacific"
47 ratings
4.7 average rating
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5 events
5 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 24 2009

The production was well done. The price for parking $20.00 to expensive.

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Kathleen Burke Red Velvet
291 events
7 reviews
-17 stars
attended Nov 25 2009


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27 events
17 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 25 2009

The production, music, and talented musical performers were wonderful. Rosemont was not the best couldn't see the orchestra, people were wandering in during the overture, parking was outrageous..but the seats have good sightlines. I am...continued

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Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific swept the 2008 Tony Awards®, winning seven honors including Best Musical Revival and Best Director for Bartlett Sher. This breathtaking new production is still selling-out at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in an open-ended run on Broadway, lauded by the critics as “Simply Wonderful! Beguiling Theatrical Magic!” (New York Post), “Ravishing and Overwhelming” (Variety) and “Rapturous and Revelatory!” (The New York Times). Based on James Michener’s Pulitzer Prize winning book Tales of the South Pacific, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific has music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan. Set on a tropical island during World War II, the musical tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples — US Navy nurse Nellie Forbush and French plantation owner Emile de Becque and Navy Airman Joe Cable and a young local native girl Liat — and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices. Considered by many the finest musical ever written, the score’s songs include such classics as “Some Enchanted Evening,” “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair,” “Younger Than Springtime,” “Bali Ha’i,” “There is Nothin’ Like A Dame,” “This Nearly Was Mine” and “A Wonderful Guy.” The lavish new production features musical staging by Christopher Gattelli, sets by Michael Yeargan (winner of the 2008 Tony Award®), costumes by Catherine Zuber (winner of the 2008 Tony Award®), lighting by Donald Holder (winner of the 2008 Tony Award®), sound by Scott Lehrer (winner of the 2008 Tony Award®) and music direction by Ted Sperling. A full orchestra will perform the original orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett (winner of a Special 2008 Tony Award®) and dance and incidental music arranged by Trude Rittmann.