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South Pacific   

 
Vivian Beaumont Theatre , (4/03/2008 - 8/22/2010)
First Preview:Mar 01, 2008 Total Previews:37
Opening Date:Apr 03, 2008   
Closing Date:Aug 22, 2010 Total Performances:996

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Two islands in the South Pacific. World War II.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced in association with Bob Boyett; LCT Musical Theatre Associate Producer: Ira Weitzman
Originally directed by Joshua Logan
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on "Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michener; Musical Director: Ted Sperling; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Dance and incidental music arrangements by Trude Rittman
Directed by Bartlett Sher; Musical Staging by Christopher Gattelli; Associate Choreographer: Joe Langworth
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Associate Scenic Design: Lawrence King; Associate Lighting Design: Karen Spahn; Associate Sound Design: Leon Rothenberg; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson
General Manager: Adam Siegel; Company Manager: Matthew Markoff; Associate General Manager: Jessica Niebanck
Production Stage Manager: Michael Brunner; LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin
Conducted by Ted Sperling; Associate Conductor: Fred Lassen and Charles duChateau; Concert Master: Belinda Whitney; Violin: Antoine Silverman, Karl Kawahara, Katherine Livolsi-Landau, Lisa Matricardi, James Tsao, Michael Nicholas and Rena Isbin; Viola: David Blinn and David Creswell; Cello: Peter Sachon, Caryl Paisner and Charles duChateau; Bass: Lisa Stokes-Chin; Flute/Piccolo: Liz Mann; Clarinet: Todd Palmer and Shari Hoffman; Oboe/English Horn: Matt Dine; Bassoon: Damian Primis; French Horn: Robert Carlisle, Chris Komer and Shelagh Abate; Trumpet: Dominic Derasse, Gareth Flowers and Wayne J. du Maine; Trombone: Mark Patterson; Bass Trombone: Mike Boschen; Tuba: Marcus Rojas; Harp: Grace Paradise; Drums/Percussion: Bill Lanham; Musical Coordinator: David Lai
Casting: Telsey + Company; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi Publicity; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; LCT Director of Marketing: Linda Mason Ross; Dance Captain: Wendi Bergamini; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Cast
Kelli O'Hara Ensign Nellie Forbush (Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 03, 2010)
Ensign Nellie Forbush (Aug 10, 2010 - Aug 22, 2010)
Paulo Szot
Broadway Debut
Emile de Becque
Loretta Ables Sayre
Broadway Debut
Bloody Mary
Danny Burstein Luther Billis
Sean Cullen Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N.
Victor W. Hawks Stewpot (Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009)
Luka Kain Jerome
Li Jun Li Liat
Matthew Morrison Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C. (Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009)
Laurissa Romain Ngana
Skipp Sudduth Captain George Brackett, U.S.N.
Noah Weisberg Professor (Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009)
Becca Ayers Ensign Cora MacRae
Ensemble
Genson Blimline Seabee Morton Wise
Ensemble
Charlie Brady Petty Officer Hamilton Steves
Ensemble
Matt Caplan Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey (Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009)
Ensemble (Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009)
Christian Carter Sailor Kenneth Johnson
Ensemble
Helmar Augustus Cooper Henry
Ensemble
Jeremy Davis Seabee Johnny Noonan
Ensemble
Margot de la Barre Ensign Connie Walewska
Ensemble
Christian Delcroix Yeoman Herbert Quale
Laura Marie Duncan Ensign Dinah Murphy
Mike Evariste Seaman Tom O'Brien
Ensemble
Laura Griffith Ensign Janet MacGregor
Ensemble
Lisa Howard Lt. Genevieve Marshall
Ensemble
MaryAnn Hu Bloody Mary's Assistant
Ensemble
Zachary James Seaman Thomas Hassinger
Ensemble
Robert Lenzi Seabee Billy Whitmore
Ensemble
Garrett Long Ensign Sue Yaeger
Ensemble
Nick Mayo Seabee Richard West
Ensemble
George Merrick Lt. Buzz Adams
Ensemble
Kimber Monroe Bloody Mary's Assistant
Ensemble
Emily Morales Bloody Mary's Assistant
Ensemble
Andrew Samonsky Lieutenant Eustis Carmichael (Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009)
Ensemble (Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009)
Jerold E. Solomon Seaman James Hayes
Ensemble
Swings: Wendi Bergamini, Grady McLeod Bowman, Darius Nichols and George Psomas
Understudies: Wendi Bergamini (Liat), Genson Blimline (Captain George Brackett, U.S.N., Stewpot), Grady McLeod Bowman (Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey, Yeoman Herbert Quale), Charlie Brady (Lieutenant Eustis Carmichael, Lt. Buzz Adams), Matt Caplan (Professor), Christian Carter (Henry), Jeremy Davis (Stewpot), Laura Marie Duncan (Ensign Nellie Forbush), Mike Evariste (Henry), Laura Griffith (Ensign Dinah Murphy), Victor W. Hawks (Captain George Brackett, U.S.N., Luther Billis), Lisa Howard (Bloody Mary), MaryAnn Hu (Bloody Mary), Robert Lenzi (Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.), Garrett Long (Ensign Nellie Forbush), Nick Mayo (Lieutenant Eustis Carmichael, Lt. Buzz Adams, Luther Billis), George Merrick (Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N., Professor), William Michals (Emile de Becque), Kimber Monroe (Jerome, Ngana), Emily Morales (Liat), George Psomas (Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey, Yeoman Herbert Quale) and Andrew Samonsky (Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N., Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.)
Tony Award®
winner 2008 Best Revival of a Musical [winner]
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced in association with Bob Boyett
winner 2008 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Paulo Szot
 2008 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Kelli O'Hara
 2008 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Danny Burstein
 2008 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Loretta Ables Sayre
 2008 Best Choreography [nominee]
Christopher Gattelli
winner 2008 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
Bartlett Sher
winner 2008 Best Scenic Design of a Musical [winner]
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan
winner 2008 Best Costume Design of a Musical [winner]
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber
winner 2008 Best Lighting Design of a Musical [winner]
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
winner 2008 Best Sound Design of a Musical [winner]
Sound Design by Scott Lehrer
Theatre World
nominee 2008 Award [recipient]
Loretta Ables Sayre
nominee 2008 Award [recipient]
Paulo Szot
Drama Desk Award
winner 2008 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [winner]
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced in association with Bob Boyett
winner 2008 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner]
Paulo Szot
 2008 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Kelli O'Hara
 2008 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Danny Burstein
 2008 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Donald Holder
winner 2008 Outstanding Sound Design [winner]
Sound Design by Scott Lehrer
winner 2008 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [winner]
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan
winner 2008 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner]
Directed by Bartlett Sher
ACT 1Sung By
Dites-Moi Ngana and Jerome
A Cockeyed Optimist Ensign Nellie Forbush
Twin Soliloquies Ensign Nellie Forbush and Emile de Becque
Some Enchanted Evening Emile de Becque
Dites-Moi (Reprise)Ngana, Jerome and Emile de Becque
Bloody Mary Sailors and Seabees
There's Nothing Like a Dame Luther Billis, Sailors and Seabees
Bali Ha'i Bloody Mary
My Girl Back Home Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C. and Ensign Nellie Forbush
I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair Ensign Nellie Forbush and Nurses
Some Enchanted Evening (Reprise)Emile de Becque and Ensign Nellie Forbush
A Wonderful Guy Ensign Nellie Forbush and Nurses
Bali Ha'i (Reprise)Island Woman
Younger Than Springtime Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
Act I Finale Ensign Nellie Forbush and Emile de Becque
ACT 2Sung By
Happy Talk Bloody Mary and Liat
Honey Bun Ensign Nellie Forbush, Luther Billis and Ensemble
You've Got To Be Carefully Taught Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
This Nearly Was Mine Emile de Becque
Some Enchanted Evening (Reprise)Ensign Nellie Forbush
Act II Finale Emile de Becque, Ensign Nellie Forbush, Ngana and Jerome