MusicalDramaRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 03, 2008
Closing Date
Aug 22, 2010
1st Preview
Mar 01, 2008
1st Preview
Mar 01, 2008
Previews
37
Performances
996
MusicalDramaRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Vivian Beaumont Theatre
(Apr 03, 2008 - Aug 22, 2010)

Setting
South Pacific.

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; Assistant Director: Sarna Lapine
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Make-Up Design by Cookie Jordan; Associate Scenic Design: Lawrence King; Associate Lighting Design: Karen Spahn; Associate Sound Design: Leon Rothenberg; Assistant Scenic Design: Mikiko Suzuki; Assistant Costume Design: Holly Cain, David Newell and Court Watson; Assistant Lighting Design: Caroline Chao; Assistant Sound Design: Bridget O'Connor; Automated Lighting Programmer: Victor Seastone
General Manager: Adam Siegel; Company Manager: Matthew Markoff; Assistant Co. Mgr: Jessica Perlmeter Cochrane; Associate General Manager: Jessica Niebanck
Production Stage Manager: Michael Brunner; LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Samantha Greene and David Sugarman
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; Assistant Dance Captain: Grady McLeod Bowman; Video Services: Fresh Produce Productions; Videographer: Frank Basile; Vocal Coach: Deborah Hecht; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Ensign Nellie Forbush
Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 03, 2010
Paulo Szot
Broadway Debut
Emile de Becque
Loretta Ables Sayre
Broadway Debut
Bloody Mary
Luther Billis
Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N.
Stewpot
Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
Jerome
Liat
Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
Captain George Brackett, U.S.N.
Professor
Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
Ensign Cora MacRae
 
Ensemble
Seabee Morton Wise
 
Ensemble
Petty Officer Hamilton Steves
 
Ensemble
Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey
Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
 
Ensemble
Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
Sailor Kenneth Johnson
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Seabee Johnny Noonan
 
Ensemble
Ensign Connie Walewska
 
Ensemble
Yeoman Herbert Quale
Ensign Dinah Murphy
Seaman Tom O'Brien
 
Ensemble
Ensign Janet MacGregor
 
Ensemble
Lt. Genevieve Marshall
 
Ensemble
Bloody Mary's Assistant
 
Ensemble
Seaman Thomas Hassinger
 
Ensemble
Seabee Billy Whitmore
 
Ensemble
Ensign Sue Yaeger
 
Ensemble
Seabee Richard West
 
Ensemble
Lt. Buzz Adams
 
Ensemble
Bloody Mary's Assistant
 
Ensemble
Bloody Mary's Assistant
 
Ensemble
Lieutenant Eustis Carmichael
Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
 
Ensemble
Mar 01, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
Seaman James Hayes
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Wendi Bergamini (Liat, Ensign Dinah Murphy), Genson Blimline (Stewpot, Captain George Brackett, U.S.N.), 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 (Luther Billis, Captain George Brackett, U.S.N.), Lisa Howard (Bloody Mary), MaryAnn Hu (Bloody Mary), Robert Lenzi (Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.), Garrett Long (Ensign Nellie Forbush), Nick Mayo (Luther Billis, Lieutenant Eustis Carmichael, Lt. Buzz Adams), George Merrick (Professor, Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N.), William Michals (Emile de Becque), Kimber Monroe (Ngana, Jerome), Emily Morales (Liat), George Psomas (Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey, Yeoman Herbert Quale) and Andrew Samonsky (Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C., Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N.)

Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Apr 03, 2008 - Aug 22, 2010)

Company Manager: Jessica Perlmeter Cochrane (Sep 23, 2008 - ?) and Josh Lowenthal; Assistant Co. Mgr: Daniel Hoyos
Assistant Stage Mgr: Dana Williams; Production Stage Manager: Rolt Smith
Electronic Percussion Programming: Randy Cohen; Oboe/English Horn: Kelly Peral; Conducted by Fred Lassen and James Moore (Mar 30, 2010 - Aug 08, 2010); Violin: Louise Owen; French Horn: Daniel Grabois; Trombone: Nate Mayland; Tuba: Andrew Rodgers; Viola 2: Alissa Smith
Assistant Dance Captain: Margot de la Barre and George Psomas; Dance Captain: George Psomas

Cast

Ensign Nellie Forbush
Aug 10, 2010 - Aug 22, 2010
Stewpot
Jan 06, 2009 - ?
 
Ensemble
Jan 06, 2009 - ?
Ensign Connie Walewska
 
Ensemble
Seabee Johnny Noonan
 
Ensemble
Ensign Janet MacGregor
Seaman Thomas Hassinger
 
Ensemble
Ensign Janet MacGregor
 
Ensemble
Bloody Mary's Assistant
Jul 12, 2010 - ?
 
Ensemble
Jul 12, 2010 - ?
Professor
Jan 06, 2009 - ?
Seabee Morton Wise
 
Ensemble
Professor
Petty Officer Hamilton Steves
Lieutenant Eustis Carmichael
 
Ensemble
Captain George Brackett, U.S.N.
Bloody Mary's Assistant
 
Ensemble
Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey
 
Ensemble
Lt. Genevieve Marshall
Jun 24, 2008 - ?
 
Ensemble
William Michals
While Paulo Szot was on leave
Emile de Becque
? - Mar 30, 2010
 
Emile de Becque
Apr 13, 2010 - Apr 18, 2010
 
Emile de Becque
Jun 01, 2010 - Jul 04, 2010
Ensign Cora MacRae
 
Ensemble
Laura Osnes
while Kelli O'Hara was on maternity leave
Ensign Nellie Forbush
Mar 10, 2009 - Oct 04, 2009
 
Ensign Nellie Forbush
Jan 05, 2010 - Aug 08, 2010
Seaman Tom O'Brien
 
Ensemble
David Pittsinger
while Paulo Szot fulfilled previously scheduled opera commitments
Emile de Becque
Dec 02, 2008 - Jan 25, 2009
 
Emile de Becque
Mar 12, 2009 - Apr 12, 2009
 
Emile de Becque
Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
Jan 06, 2009 - ?
Yeoman Herbert Quale
 
Ensemble
Lt. Genevieve Marshall
Dec 11, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
Seabee Morton Wise
May 19, 2009 - Dec 20, 2009
 
Ensemble
May 19, 2009 - Dec 20, 2009
Understudies: Eric Anderson (Captain George Brackett, U.S.N.), Michael Arnold (Stewpot), Becca Ayers (Ensign Dinah Murphy), Wendi Bergamini (Ensign Nellie Forbush), Genson Blimline (Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N.), Charlie Brady (Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.), Todd Cerveris (Stewpot, Captain George Brackett, U.S.N.), Margot de la Barre (Liat), Julie Foldesi (Ensign Dinah Murphy), Rob Gallagher (Emile de Becque, Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N.), Deborah Lew (Liat), Peter Lockyer (Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.), Garrett Long (Ensign Dinah Murphy), Liz McCartney (Bloody Mary), George Merrick (Luther Billis), Alfie Parker, Jr. (Henry), Greg Roderick (Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey, Yeoman Herbert Quale), Jason Michael Snow (Professor) and Lucia Spina (Bloody Mary)
Act 1
Sung 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 2
Sung 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

Tony Award®

Best Revival of a Musical

Best Actor in a Musical

2008 Winner
Paulo Szot
 

Best Actress in a Musical

2008 Nominee
Kelli O'Hara
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2008 Nominee
Danny Burstein
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2008 Nominee
Loretta Ables Sayre
 

Best Choreography

2008 Nominee
Musical Staging by Christopher Gattelli

Best Direction of a Musical

2008 Winner
Directed by Bartlett Sher

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2008 Winner
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2008 Winner
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2008 Winner
Lighting Design by Donald Holder

Best Sound Design of a Musical

2008 Winner
Sound Design by Scott Lehrer

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Revival of a Musical

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2008 Winner
Paulo Szot
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2008 Nominee
Kelli O'Hara
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2008 Nominee
Danny Burstein
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

2008 Nominee
Lighting Design by Donald Holder

Outstanding Sound Design

2008 Winner
Sound Design by Scott Lehrer

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2008 Winner
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2008 Winner
Directed by Bartlett Sher

Theatre World

Award

2008 Recipient
Loretta Ables Sayre
Paulo Szot
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