South Pacific - Broadway

Rediscover musical theater paradise at this enchanting Tony-winning revival.

South Pacific Puckers Up with "Times Square Kiss" Nurse

Time Square Kiss Nurse at South Pacific – Paulo Szot – Edith Shain – Danny Burstein
ABOUT THIS PHOTO
South Pacific stars Paulo Szot and Danny Burstein
welcome their special guest, Nurse Edith Shain.

About This Gallery

As if bringing one of the great musicals back to Broadway for the first time in nearly 60 years wasn’t enough, the cast of South Pacific got to recreate more American history on November 9 with a very special guest. The name Edith Shain might not ring any bells, but you know that famous WWII photo of the sailor kissing the nurse in Times Square, the one Alfred Eisenstaedt took right after the Japanese surrendered? Well, Shain is that nurse! The 90-year-old native New Yorker was in town to serve a grand marshal for the 2008 New York City Veterans Day Parade and as a spokesperson for the Stories of Service Program, which encourages young people to gather and preserve stories from men and women who’ve served their nation. Shain, who stands four-feet tall and nine inches, donned her white uniform to meet the South Pacific boys, who happily reenacted the snapshot that first a

Photographer: ,

Other Photos in this Gallery

Time Square Kiss Nurse at South Pacific – Paulo Szot – Edith Shain – Danny Burstein
Time Square Kiss Nurse at South Pacific – Victor Hawks - Charlie Brady - Nick Mayo -  Christian Delcroix - Michael Arnold – Edith Shain
Time Square Kiss Nurse at South Pacific – Nick Mayo – Edith Shain
Times Square Kiss Nurse at South Pacific – Alfred Eisenstaedt – Edith Shain
Times Square Kiss Nurse at South Pacific – Edith Shain
Our phone center will be closed Thursday, November 27th for the US Thanksgiving Holiday. We will re-open Friday, November 28th, 8am EST. Happy Holiday!
X