I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair
“And send him on his way” — Mitzi Gaynor in South Pacific
My mother was a lover of musicals. Specifically, sappy musicals full of love songs. South Pacific had love songs galore, but it wasn’t sappy.
We lived in a tiny Texas town, so I didn’t see an actual musical on stage until I was a teenager. By the time my youngest…