The Interlakes Summer Theatre continues its 10th Anniversary with its second production of the season, the musical, “South Pacific”. The musical, with a score by Rodgers & Hammerstein, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1950 and is considered to be one of the greatest musicals ever written. It is based on James Michener’s book “Tales of the South Pacific”, a Pulitzer Prize winning collection of sequentially related short stories about the Pacific Campaign in World War II.
The production features theatre pros and student interns including Christopher Essex, Carnegie Mellon; Emma Flynn, Hart School of Music; Corey Kline, Ithaca College; Victoria Benkoski of New York; Juna Shai, Illinois Weslyan University; Nicholas Berninger, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
Brian Feehan, director/choreographer, has directed for IST since it’s inception, directing Carousel, Buddy Holly Story, The Sound of Music, All Shook Up, Hairspray, 42nd Street, Singin’ in the Rain, The Producers, A Chorus Line, Cabaret, Grease, Chicago, and West Side Story.
Musical Director is Adam Rineer, Set Designer is Hannah Joy of Concord , who also designed the production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat which is currently running, and Thom Beaulieu on lights. Nancy Barry is the Costume Designer with specialty costumes by Ginny Fisher.
The Interlakes Summer Theatre is working in a number of ways with “Veteran’s Count”, a support organization for Veteran’s, and will be offering tickets to Veterans for this show for $20.00.
For more info and tickets, call 603 707-6035 or visit interlakestheatre.com