Warshauer said NUACT is recreating the exotic locale on-stage with a series of backdrops. Sets with "simple but elegant stylings" and an elaborate mix of costumes lend authenticity.
He was complimentary of the cast and said NUACT's will be an "honest" portrayal of the iconic play.
"It's a classic and you don't have to mess with it," he said.
If You Go What NUACT's "South Pacific" When 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday. Also, 2 p.m. on Sunday Where New Ulm School District Administrative Center, 25 N. State St. (venue is air-conditioned) Tickets $12.50 (center), $10 (side) or $8 (balcony). All seating is reserved. Available online at www.newulmact.com or at the door. For more info, call 507-359-9990.