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Pleasantville High Hosts World War II Veterans To Prepare For Play

Pleasantville High School drama students will meet with war veterans on Friday, Feb. 7 in preparation for their upcoming performance of "South Pacific."
Pleasantville High School drama students will meet with war veterans on Friday, Feb. 7 in preparation for their upcoming performance of "South Pacific." Photo Credit:

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- In preparation for their upcoming production of "South Pacific," students of Pleasantville High School will meet on Friday, Feb. 7 at 3:30 p.m., with veterans who will share their war experiences.

Commander Scott Elliott of American Legion Post 77 will attend and speak with students before showing a brief clip of the D-Day landing at Normandy, France on June 6, 1944.

Elliott will then lead a panel during which time fellow veterans will share their experiences.

To find out about the show and buy tickets online go to phsplay.org . Performances of "South Pacific" will be on selected dates from Friday, March 7 through Saturday, March 15.