McEntire to Sing South Pacific at Carnegie Hall in 2005

Reba McEntire and Broadway actor Brian Stokes Mitchell will perform a concert version of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical South Pacific at Carnegie Hall in New York City on June 9, 2005. McEntire has been cast in the role of Nellie Forbush. Walter Bobbie, who won a Tony Award for the Broadway production of Chicago, will direct. Patrick Summers will conduct the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Tickets will be priced at $34 to $149 but are not yet available.