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Upcoming Events at JCC's Scharmann Theatre

Fall Show: The JCC Uncommoners Present South Pacific

Auditions for the JCC fall musical will take place on September 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. in the Scharmann Theatre.

The JCC Uncommoners are currently in production talks for their fall musical production of South Pacific.

Audition dates are set for Tuesday and Wednesday, September 1 & 2, beginning at 7 p.m. each evening in the Scharmann Theatre. People who are interested in trying out are urged to dress in clothing which will allow for easy movement. No tight clothing or short dresses should be worn. A dance routine will be taught to everyone by the choreographer the night of the audition, and then reviewed. In addition, a song will need to be memorized privately ahead of time, and then performed that evening.

The story for Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1949 musical, South Pacific, is drawn from a Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel by James A. Michener, entitled Tales of the South Pacific, which dealt largely with the issue of racism. It is considered by most critics to be among the greatest musicals of the twentieth century. The original Broadway production won ten Tony Awards, including all four acting awards, and many of its songs went on to have a life of their own outside of the musical, including “There is Nothin’ Like a Dame,” "Some Enchanted Evening," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair," "Happy Talk," "Bali Ha'i," "Younger than Springtime," and "I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy."

Rehearsals will begin immediately after Labor Day and run Monday through Friday evenings from 7 p.m. until about 10 p.m. The show will open on November 6 and run for two weekends.  For more information on South Pacific call the director, Bob Schlick, at 338.1153.

Join us for a very fun, danceable show!