Jonas Schwartz - TheaterMania
The overture fades in with the woodwinds as the strings wistfully play the motif of “Bali Ha’i,” the lush music that transports audiences to the magical islands of South Pacific. Just beyond the breeze and the luster of the sand, the entire world has clashed violently, and fascism has drawn most of mankind into the Second World War.
Ellen Dostal – Musicals in L.A.
Glenn Casale directs this Rodgers & Hammerstein gem dealing with romance and racism in the South Pacific during World War II.
Now running through May 13