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Patrons must heed Bali Ha’i’s clarion to feel the warm breeze of Drury Lane’s ‘South Pacific’

April 18, 2018 at 5:32 PM

Original Article: https://www.chicagolandmusicaltheatre.com/patrons-must-heed-bali-hais-clarion-to-feel-the-warm-breeze-of-drury-lanes-south-pacific/

If for no other reason than to thumb its producer’s personified proboscis at the petulant pundit who promoted the always-meant-to-be-campy Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to musical theatre paragon with his scathing Chicago Tribune criticism of its clever re-imagination this winter, Drury Lane Theatre should have considered a similar approach to Rodgers’ and Hammerstein’s South Pacific.