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★★★★★ “A roof-raising triumph” The Guardian

Chichester Festival Theatre’s glorious, 5 star production ofRodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific comes to Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London for a strictly limited run this Summer.

A powerful love story set on a South Pacific Island during World War ll, this classic show is brought to life by a sensational cast of over thirty – including West End leading lights Julian Ovenden and Gina Beck, plus a full orchestra.

Directed by Daniel Evans, South Pacific features one of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most memorable scores, including “Some Enchanted Evening”, “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair” and “Bali Ha’i”.

South Pacific is booking from 27 July 2022 until 28 August 2022 at Sadler’s Wells, London.

What’s South Pacific about?

All set during World War II on a South Pacific island, Nurse Nellie Forbush of the U.S. Navy falls for suave French plantation owner Emile De Becque, but backs away after discovering that he’s fathered two mixed-race children. When Nellie leaves him, the heartbroken Emile agrees to take on a dangerous espionage mission. In his absence, Nellie struggles to reconcile her prejudices with her love for him – and after she spends time with his children and comes to care for them, fears that Emile may not return alive.

Who’s in the cast of South Pacific

The cast of South Pacific includes West End, Broadway and screen star Julian Ovenden (Downton Abbey, Showboat), as Emile de Becque and West End leading lady Gina Beck (Matilda, Wicked) as Ensign Nellie Forbush.

Who wrote South Pacific?

South Pacific is written by two Broadway legends: music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. The book for South Pacific is by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan, adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener.

South Pacific creative team

South Pacific is directed by Daniel Evans, with set and costume design by Peter McKintosh, and choreography and movement direction from Ann Yee. The Musical Supervisor is Nigel Lilley, Musical Director is Cat Beveridge and new orchestration is by David Cullen, with original Broadway orchestration by Robert Russell Bennett. The lighting designer is Howard Harrison, sound designer is Paul Groothuis, video designer is Gillian Tan, additional arrangements and Happy Talk orchestration is by Theo Jamieson, casting director is Charlotte Sutton CDG and additional children’s casting by Verity Naughton.

Reviews of South Pacific

★★★★★ "A roof-raising triumph." THE GUARDIAN
★★★★★ "An enchanting musical done to perfection. An evening to remember" DAILY TELEGRAPH
★★★★★ "Exhilarating, glorious and timely" THE STAGE
★★★★ "Exuberant" SUNDAY TIMES
★★★★★  Average review score


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Age restrictions
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Running time
2 hours 50 minutes (including one 20 minute interval)
Performance dates
27 July 2022 - 28 August 2022

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Venue Information

Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TN
Nearest Tube or Train: Angel (Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 19, 38, 341, 171a

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