"South Pacific" in Concert from Carnegie Hall
Production Credits

Performers

Reba McEntire: Ensign Nellie Forbush

Brian Stokes Mitchell: Emile de Becque

Jason Danieley: Lt. Joseph Cable

Lillias White: Bloody Mary

Conrad John Schuck: Capt. George Brackett

Dylan Baker: Cmdr. William Harbison

Alec Baldwin: Luther Billis

Alexio Barboza: Jerome, Emile’s son

Alex de Castro: Ngana, Emile’s daughter

Renita Croney: Liat, Bloody Mary’s daughter

Alexander Gemignani: Stewpot

Tom Deckman: Professor

South Pacific Ensemble: Nurses, Islanders, Officers, Sailors, Marines, and Soldiers

Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Paul Gemignani: Conductor

Web Credits

Producer: Anu Krishnan
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Flash Design & Programming: Stephanie Liu
Graphic Art: Ying Zhou-Hudson
Technical Director: Brian Lee
PHP Scripting: Ben Chappel
Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero
Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel
HTML Implementation Assistance: Brian Santalone
Writer: Thomas Hischak

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About the Writer

Thomas S. Hischak is the author of 15 books on theater, film, and popular music, including THE OXFORD COMPANION TO AMERICAN THEATRE (3rd edition) and AMERICAN THEATRE: A CHRONICLE (Oxford University Press); THEATRE AS HUMAN ACTION, THROUGH THE SCREEN DOOR, BOY LOSES GIRL: BROADWAY’S LIBRETTISTS, and ENTER THE PLAYERS (Scarecrow Press); AMERICAN PLAYS AND MUSICALS ON SCREEN (McFarland); THE TIN PAN ALLEY SONG ENCYCLOPEDIA, THE THEATREGOER’S ALMANAC, and WORD CRAZY: BROADWAY LYRICISTS FROM COHAN TO SONDHEIM (Greenwood Press). He is professor of theater at the State University of New York College at Cortland and the author of 20 published plays.

Television Credits

“SOUTH PACIFIC” IN CONCERT FROM CARNEGIE HALL

Music by
Richard Rodgers

Lyrics by
Oscar Hammerstein II

Book by
Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan

Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel
TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC by James A. Michener

Orchestrations by
Robert Russell Bennett

Dance and Incidental Music Arranged by
Trude Rittmann

Starring
Reba McEntire
Ensign Nellie Forbush

Brian Stokes Mitchell
Emile de Becque

Jason Danieley
Lt. Joseph Cable

Lillias White
Bloody Mary

Conrad John Schuck
Capt. George Brackett

Dylan Baker
Cmdr. William Harbison

and
Alec Baldwin
Luther Billis

With
Alexio Barboza
Jerome

Alex de Castro
Ngana

Renita Croney
Liat

Alexander Gemignani
Stewpot

Tom Deckman
Professor

Musical Staging by
Casey Nicholaw

Concert Adaptation by
David Ives

Sound Design by
Nevin Steinberg

Lighting Designer
Alan Adelman

Scenic Consultant
John Lee Beatty

Casting Consultants
Jay Binder, CSA/Jack Bowdan, CSA

Costume Consultant
Catherine Zuber

Associate Director
Marc Bruni

Orchestra of St. Luke’s

South Pacific Ensemble

Musical Director and Conductor
Paul Gemignani

Directed for the Concert Stage by
Walter Bobbie

Director
David Horn

Producer
John Walker

Audio Producer
Jay David Saks

Editors
Gary Bradley
Laura Young

Line Producer
Julie Schapiro Thorman

Associate Producer
Cara Cosentino

Associate Director
Karen McLaughlin

Stage Manager
Hank Neimark

Engineer in Charge
Mark Schubin

Technical Director
Manse Sharpe

Audio Designer
Bill King

Audio Engineer
David Hewitt

Post Production Audio
Ken Hahn

Audio
Daryl Bornstein
Pete Erskine
Phil Gitomer
Rick Jacobsohn
Sean McClintock
Blake Norton
Chris Peterson

Video Operators
Frank Grisanti
Susan Noll

Video Tape
Alan Buchner

Cameras
Miguel Armstrong
Juan Barrera
Win Bernfeld
Robert Del Russo
Manny Gutierrez
Ernie Jew
John Kosmaczewski
Pat Minietta
John Pry
Larry Solomon
Mark Whitman

Utility
Anthony DeFonzo
Tom Carroll
Vincent DeMaio
Bob Benedetti
Mike Cunningham

Video Maintenance
Scott Jazmin

Gaffer
Mike Callahan

Varilite
John Ellar
Richie Tydall

Graphic Design
David Chomowicz

Hair & Makeup
Angelina Avellone
Marisa Fazzina
George Vargas

Production Assistant for Television
Adam Fels

Production Secretary
Jessica Lacombe

Music Coordinator
Kristen Sonntag

Production Aides
Brian Graham
David Lanphier

Assistant Stage Manager
Leigh Boone

Rehearsal Pianist
Paul Ford

Music Preparation Coordinator
Katherine Edmonds

Assistant Costume Consultants
T. Michael Hall
David Newell
Michael Zecker

Production Assistants
Anika Chapin
Jessica Mazo

Food Services Compliments of
Restaurant Associates, Inc

For Carnegie Hall
Chairman
Sanford I. Weill

Executive and Artistic Director
Clive Gillinson

Senior Directors
Ara Guzelimain, Artistic Advisor
Richard A. Maltlaga

Program Planning and Operations
Anna Weber
Kathy Schuman
Lea Slusher
Leo Gambacorta
Kimo Gerald
James Badrak

Stage Crew
Ken Beltrone
John Cardinale
James Scollany
John Goodson
Dennis O’Connell

Carnegie Hall would like to thank Deloitte, as well as Leni and Peter May and family, The Alice Tully Foundation, The Rodgers Family Foundation, and Alice Hammerstein Mathias, whose generous support made the performance of “South Pacific” possible.

For The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization
Thedore S. Chapin
Victoria Traube
Bert Fink
Bruce Pomahac

For GREAT PERFORMANCES
Series Producer
David Horn

Director, Program Development
Bill O’Donnell

Executive Producer
Barry Schulman

A production of Thirteen/WNET New York, Carnegie Hall, and The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization.

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  • pauljfarrell

    Excellent Production. Reba and Brian were outstanding.

  • arnold horowitz

    cific” in 1952 I believe. Next time was last week. Now on PBS over the air. It was wonderful.

  • Mort Rabin

    Thoroughly enjoyed the entire program ! UI wasn’t aware that it existed. Was touched by Reba’s tears at the conclusion. I saw the original play on Broadway, anbd it’s revival at the Lincoln Center in the ’60’s. This brought back fond memories .

  • Nelson Schneider

    South Pacific has always been one of my favorite shows. This performance was absolutely wonderful. It is timeless. I wish I could have seen it in person or see the current revival on Broadway.

  • Sandra Griffin

    I wish there was a schedule posted regarding future performances. I only got to see the tail end of this and was very moved…I want to see it again….from the beginning! BRAVO!

  • Martin Berra

    Congratulations to Reba and the entire cast for a great performance and thanks to all that supported the program. I would love to see this aired again

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