Storyteller Cricket Parmelee charmed the house at the Kensington Row Bookshop with her story, "Some Enchanted Evening", a one-woman abbreviated version of the 1949 musical South Pacific. She told the story and sang the songs - in a sing-a-long style which included the audience. Her performance was funny, heartfelt, and touching - well complemented by her pleasing singing voice. Rousing clapping at the close.
Afterward people told her how they had been transported back to memories of the first time they saw the musical either on stage or on the screen. Watching their faces during the show I saw their special journeys - the words and music of the haunting song Bali Hi brought tears to some .
It was a lovely evening. Extremely satisfying.