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NKU’s “South Pacific” Recognized by LCT

Ally Mellick and the women of "South Pacific"

Ally Mellick and the women of “South Pacific”

Panelists for the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) have recognized lead actress Ally Mellick as Nelly Forbush for her work in Northern Kentucky University’s production of South Pacific, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical of romance, prejudice and war in an island paradise.

Panelists praised Mellick’s “outstanding singing voice”, saying she was “a standout who made us fall in love with her quirky southern personality.”

South Pacific continues through November 3trd. Tickets can be obtained online at www.theatre.NKU.edu.

Nominations for LCT awards will be determined and announced at the end of the season and winners awarded at the annual LCT gala in the spring.

The League of Cincinnati Theatres was founded in 1999 to strengthen, nurture and promote Cincinnati’s theatre community. LCT provides its member companies and individual members with education, resources and services to enhance the quality and exposure of the theatre community in Cincinnati and increase community awareness, attendance and involvement. More information about the League can be found at www.leagueofcincytheatres.com.