South Pacific at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center

February 8, 2012

... Guzzo cuts a rakish figure as Emile DeBecque, displaying a ready wit and self-assured way with a song. His stage presence lends gravitas to his overall performance of the mysterious Frenchman, while his chemistry with Reid underscores their onstage pairing (so vividly shown in their final Act One scene in which they provide an overview of the first act songs and emotions) with a genuine air of believability. His ``Some Enchanted Evening`` is superb and his rendition of ``This Nearly Was Mine`` provides one of the evening's most effective moments``