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Tickets to South Pacific

How grateful I am to be a part of "South Pacific's" history. Thank you James Michener, (Pulitzer Prize in 1948 for "Tales of the South Pacific"), Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, Leland Hayward and Joshua Logan. Treasures that fill my heart. How rich am I? Very.


Being interviewed

One year after the 60th Anniversary Celebration of "South Pacific" at Lincoln Center in NYC. The LA opening at the Ahmanson theatre was very joyful and tearful.

With Christina Carrera

A big hug to Christina Carrera, playing the role of Ngana de Becque, which I created on Broadway.


With Roz Lowe

Roz Lowe, who played Dinah in the original company, also attended. Original members were given leis that were flown in from Hawaii. Mahalo.


With Shirley Jones and Marty Ingles

Oscar winner Shirley Jones, another South Pacifican, also starred in Rogers & Hammerstein's "Carousel" & "Oklahoma". Always at her side is devoted husband Marty Ingels.

We were happy to se each other

We were happy to se each other.


Alexis Holt, Christina, CJ Palma and Barlett Sher

Christina's understudy Alexis Holt, CJ Palma plays Jerome and awesome SP director, Bartlett Sher.

Rod Gilfry and Mitzi Gaynor

Handsome Rod Gilfry stars as Emile de Becque, the role created on Broadway by Ezio Pinza, and the funniest woman on this planet, Mitzi Gaynor, who starred in the film version of SP as Nellie Forbush, originally created by Mary Martin.


With Carmen Cusack

In this production, sensational Carmen Cusack stars as Nellie.

With Keala Settle

Impressive Keala Settle as Bloody Mary, is even more so when you meet her. She's 30 years younger off stage and a rock 'n roller!


With Bruce Vilanch and my sister Lisa

Bruce Vilanch played Keala's mom in "Hairspray"! My sister Lisa enjoying Bruce's fantastic humor.

With Anderson Davis and Sumie Maeda

"Younger than Springtime" lovers, Lt. Cable and Liat, played by hunky Anderson Davis and gorgeous Sumie Maeda.


Matthew, Anderson, Mitzi and John Kerr

East and two West coast Lt. Cables. I swooned when I saw Matthew Morrison as Lt. Cable last year at Lincoln Center and I definitely look forward to watching him in "Glee". Anderson, Mitzi and SP's film version of Lt. Cable, co-star John Kerr.

Rande and my sister Lisa

Rande and my sis have a lot to smile about since it was "Some Enchanted Evening".


Doug and Dorothy

My best buddies, Oscar/Emmy winner Doug Drexler and his kitchen goddess wife, Dorothy Duder, who has too many show biz credits to mention.

With Jimmy and Keala

Keala made a funny about my Jimmy behind me. Shhh.


With Asia Aragon

June, 2013. More South Pacific! An especially sensational Company at the Glendale Center Theater invited me to attend a performance. WOW! Ngana, the role I created, was portrayed by Asia Aragon, beautifully .

With Heather Pond

Original Nellie played by Mary Martin would have given tons of kudos to Heather Pond for her spot on portrayal.


With Sawam Shinohara

Graceful Sawami Shinohara was a stunning Liat.

Funny Shawn Cahill as Luther Billis and Kelby as Emile Debeque

Funny Shawn Cahill as Luther Billis and Kelby as Emile Debeque was absolutely remarkable. His rendition of "This Nearly was Mine" brought the house to tears.


With brilliant cast members

Brilliant cast menbers, Asia Aragon, Ryan Clifford McMahon, Moi, Bloody Mary played deliciously by Carissa Deveza Dizon, handsome Michael Byrne with a voice to match was perfect as Lt Cable, Hisato Masuyama-Ball potrays Henry with flare!


With producer Tim Dietlein

Jimmy and I couldn't stop telling producer Tim Dietlein how much we enjoyed this thrilling production.

Tim and his wife Brenda own The Glendale Centre Theater

Tim and his wife Brenda (not in photo) own The Glendale Centre Theater.


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