In celebration of the 43rd season of Music Theatre of Wichita and its opening production of South Pacific, Tallgrass Film Association & Music Theatre of Wichita present a free public screening of the film Passion, Prejudice and South Pacific: Creating an American Masterpiece sponsored by Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.
The event will take place at the Orpheum Theatre in Wichita at 7pm on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 with an introduction from the film’s director Steven Smith and a special appearance from World War II Veteran Freddy Simon.
Following the screening, TFA & MTWichita will host a “Bubbly & Sweets” soiree at Candela at The Lux (120 E 1st Street N) from 9:00 – 10:30 pm, offering attendees the opportunity to meet the filmmaker and to hear songs from the musical, performed by special guests from Music Theatre of Wichita.
Tickets for the after party are $25 and available online or by calling the Music Theatre of Wichita office at 316.265.3253. (Quantities are limited. Ticket includes reserved theater seating.)