THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Multiple Tony-Winning Director-Producer Hal Prince Shares His Theatregoing Experiences

By Playbill Staff
23 Jan 2013

 

South Pacific

 



"I was lucky to attend the opening night at the Majestic, and it was epic in every respect. Not only were the performances pluperfect, but so was the staging. It was the first and most successful use of continuous action in a musical. Up until that time, we expected utility music from the orchestra pit to play while the scene changes were made. It was a convention, and South Pacific changed all that."

 

 

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