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“SOUTH PACIFIC” at San Diego Musical Theatre

“SOUTH PACIFIC” at San Diego Musical Theatre

Aired on KSDS-FM on 5/11/18 RUN DATES: 4/27/18 - 5/27/18 VENUE:  San Diego Musical Theatre  San Diego Musical Theatre’s “South Pacific” is somewhat less than “101 pounds of fun.” Though it’s a big production -- high energy and enjoyable -- there’s virtually no dancing in what should be a dance-happy musical. Numbers like “Bloody Mary” and “There is Nothing Like a Dame” should be choreographic show-stoppers. Here, there’s only the most basic of movement throughout. The 1949 musical certainly retains Read More →

“south Pacific” – Welk Theatre

“south Pacific” – Welk Theatre

Center Stage with Pat Launer on KSDS JAZZ88 January 11, 2013 In our decidedly not post-racial society, any play that deals with prejudice has a way of feeling relevant, even if it was written more than six decades ago. And though “South Pacific” has been criticized for its preachy, on-the-nose coverage of the subject, especially in the number, “You’ve Read More →

Read Reviews Of: “state Of The Art,” “zombie Prom,” “south Pacific,” “culture Shock’s 10th Annual Choreographers’ Showcase”

Read Reviews Of: “state Of The 

Art,” “zombie Prom,” “south Pacific,” “culture Shock’s 10th Annual 

Choreographers’ Showcase”

Pat Launer on San Diego Theater By Pat Launer , SDNN Thursday, October 29, 2009 http://www.sdnn.com/sandiego/2009-10-28/things-to-do/south-pacific-zombie-prom-san-diego-youth-theater-sings Quick Reviews of an array of one-night or last-night performances …Write-Brain THE SHOW: “State of the Art,” a one-act that premiered at the Fritz Blitz of New Plays in Read More →

Theatre Review: “ South Pacific” By Lamb’s Players Theatre & “ I Do! I Do!” By The Fritz Theatre @ 6th Ave. Bistro

Theatre Review: “ South Pacific” By Lamb’s Players Theatre  & “ I Do! I Do!” By The Fritz Theatre @ 6th Ave. Bistro

KPBS AIRDATE: May 28, 2004 In these days of Big Box stores and one-stop shopping, theater has also jumped on the get-it-all-in-one-place bandwagon. The Fritz just opened a new dinner-theater at 6th Avenue Bistro downtown, and Lamb's is about to inaugurate an attached restaurant and after-theater café. Since we're coming up on summertime, at both places, musical fare is the menu du jour. Read More →

“south Pacific” At Moonlight Amphitheatre / “the Gays Of Our Lives” At Diversionary Theatre

“south Pacific” At Moonlight Amphitheatre  /  “the Gays Of Our Lives” At Diversionary Theatre

KPBS AIRDATE:   AUGUST 26, 1998 Before I begin, I’ve gotta come clean. I must confess to certain biases:   1) I love old musicals. And 2) I hate soap operas. You need to know that before I tell you about “South Pacific” and “The Gays of Our Lives.” Needless to say, if Read More →

“the Merchant Of Venice” – The Old Globe

“the Merchant Of Venice”  – The Old Globe

Pat Launer, Center Stage on KSDS JAZZ88 “TRIBES” – La Jolla Playhouse “SOUTH PACIFIC” – Moonlight Stage Productions July 5, 2013 It’s all about fitting in – or feeling like you don’t belong -- whether you’re a deaf son in a hearing family, a Southern ‘hick’ on a tropical island or a Jewish Read More →