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South Pacific in Concert from Carnegie Hall (#3016)

"South Pacific" reached new heights when -- for one enchanted evening -- Carnegie Hall presented a magnificent concert production with a dream cast headed by Reba McEntire, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jason Danieley, Lillias White and Alec Baldwin. Directed for the concert stage by Walter Bobbie, with musical director Paul Gemignani conducting the Orchestra of St. Luke's, the performance was acclaimed by The New York Times as "a state of nearly unconditional rapture," praising the production for locating "the show's real staying power in its operatic respect for love as a force that hurts, teases, destroys and ennobles." [116 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Grade Levels
10-12+
Curricular Areas
The Arts
Series Length
250 episodes
Average Episode Length
97 minutes
Record Rights
Sch/until 3/24/16; ncc; simul. ;7-day cached rights
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