Winner of 17 Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize
August 7 - 18, 2018
Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan
In South Pacific, love transcends the harsh realities of war and prejudice in a sweeping tale centered around two unlikely love affairs. Based on James Michener’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, this timeless classic features some of the most beautiful music ever composed including “Some Enchanted Evening,” “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair,”and “There is Nothin’ Like a Dame”.
Age recommendation: Eight and up;
Run Time: 2 hours and 50 minutes including one intermission
JOYCE CHITTICK (Choreographer) recently restaged ‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ for productions in Tokyo and Australia, and serves as the Associate Choreographer for the Broadway and US National Tour of ‘Beautiful.’ Co- directed/choreographed ‘My Way’ for Ivoryton Playhouse. As choreographer, recently choreographed The Drama League’s 2016 gala, honoring David Hyde Pierce, national tours of ‘Grease’ and ‘Wonderful Town’, two seasons as an on-screen choreographer for Lifetime’s AUDC, FIFA world event, and the indie film ‘Virgin Alexander.’ As an Associate Choreographer, a Frank Loesser review, ‘Luck Be A Lady’ at Asolo Rep, ‘Paint Your Wagon’ at NY’s City Center Encores! and the new stage musical adaptation of ‘Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn’ at the St. Louis Muny and Goodspeed Opera House. Joyce has taught master classes for NYU, University of Austin, Point Park, and Penn State. As a performer, 11 Broadway shows and has proudly performed with Spinal Tap!
GARRETT TAYLOR (Music Director) is a conductor, pianist, and orchestrator as well as a multifaceted performer. He has performed with symphonies in the US and in Europe, concerts at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Washington D.C.’s Constitution Hall, along with numerous recitals and cabarets in New York City. Broadway/National Tour credits include: Wicked, Annie (2012 revival), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas,Grease, Sweet Charity,Disney’sBeauty and the Beast, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Regional credits include: Chicago, A Little Night Music, Light in the Piazza (Carbonell Award nominee for best music director), Gypsy, Oklahoma, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown. TV Specials include: CBS Presents: A New York Christmas to Remember. Over the years Garrett has worked as a vocal coach and music director at many institutions including NYU, Manhattan School of Music, Marymount, Queens College, and AMDA.
DAVID L. ARSENAULT (Scenic Designer) – Cape Playhouse: Some Enchanted Evening, Cabaret, The Foreigner, and Gypsy. Recent and current NYC designs: A Letter to Harvey Milk (Theatre Row), Education (59E59), Julius Caesar (CSC), Peer Gynt (CSC, directed by John Doyle), and A Better Place (The Duke) International: English Theatre Berlin. Regional: Bay Street Theatre, Geva Theatre, Hangar Theatre, Kitchen Theatre Company, Hudson Stage, Gulfshore Playhouse, Northern Stage, Dorset Theatre Festival, and Weston Playhouse among others. Broadway Associate Design: Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Color Purple, King Charles III, Constellations, and Disaster!. Member: USA 829. Education: Ithaca College. www.DavidArsenaultDesign.com
GAIL BALDONI (Costume Designer) – 20 shows at The Cape Playhouse, last season The Foreigner, Spelling Bee and Gypsy. The New York Philharmonic’s My Fair Lady, New York City Opera’s Wonderful Town, NBC’s Another World (Emmy Nominated) and the film Mermaids, starring Cher are favorite projects. 25 years designing for Papermill Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera, The Ahmanson Theater, North Shore Music Theatre, The Boston Ballet, The Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Riverside Theatre, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera and 13 Off-Broadway Shows. Currently, on tour with Barry Manilow.
ADNREW SCHARWATH (Lighting Designer) – BROADWAY: The Country House (Associate To Peter Kaczorowski). A Chorus Line National Tour, A Christmas Story National Tour (Associate To Charlie Morrison). OFF BROADWAY: Ripcord, The Substance Of Fire, Stage Kiss (Associate To Peter Kaczorowski). BARE (Associate to Howell Binkley). Cosmos Laurie Beechman (Starring BenDeLaCreme). REGIONAL: Pride In The Falls Of Autrey Mill Signature Theatre VA. I Love You, You’re Perfect…George Street Playhouse (Associate To Joe Saint).