Opening Date

Sep 01, 1987

Closing Date

MusicalDramaRevivalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Setting
Two islands in the South Pacific. World War II.

Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan; Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-Winning 'Tales of the South Pacific' by James A. Michener; Musical Director: Larry White; Assistant Musical Dir.: A. Karl Jurman
Directed by Ron Field; Assistant Director: Claudia Asbury
Scenic Design by Gerry Hariton and Vicki Baral; Costume Design by Gail Cooper-Hecht; Lighting Design by Gerry Hariton and Vicki Baral; Sound Design by Christopher Bond; Assistant Scenic Design: Alan Muraoka; Assistant Lighting Design: Michael Baumgarten and Vivien Leone; Assistant Audio Designer: Dave Mead
Executive Producer: Barry & Fran Weissler; General Manager: Richard Martini and KL Management; Company Manager: L. Liberatore; Assistant Co. Mgr: Steven Winton
Production Stage Manager: Christopher 'Kit' Bond; Stage Manager: Allen McMullen; Assistant Stage Mgr: Nancy Kay Uffner
Musical Coordinator: John Monaco; Conducted by Larry White; Piano: A. Karl Jurman; Percussion: Santo Savino
Tour Direction: NAMCO; National Press Representative: Smyth/Katzen, Inc.; Advertising: PACE Theatrical Group, Inc.; Dance Captain: Newton Cole
Emile de Becque
Ensign Nellie Forbush
Luther Billis
Jerome
Bloody Mary
Captain George Brackett, U.S.N.
Liat
Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
Ensemble
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Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey
 
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Lt. Buzz Adams
 
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Professor
 
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Henry
 
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Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N.
 
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Understudies: Douglas Carpenter (Luther Billis), Jaime Zee Eisner (Bloody Mary), Craig Frawley (Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.), Andrea Petty (Ensign Nellie Forbush), Linda Shirley (Liat) and Jeffrey Wilkins (Emile de Becque, Captain George Brackett, U.S.N.)
Lighting Design by Richard Winkler

Cast

Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
Ensign Pamela Whitmore
Pte. Victor Jerome
Ensign Sue Yaeger
Ensign Janet MacGregor
Ensign Connie Walenska
Ensign Dinah Murphy
Marine Cpl. Hamilton Steeves
Seaman Tom O'Brien
Ensign Betty Pitt
Sgt. Kenneth Johnson
Ensign Lisa Manelli
Seabee Morton Wise
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
Boys
There's Nothing Like a Dame
Boys
Bali Ha'i
Bloody Mary, Luther Billis and Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out-a My Hair
Ensign Nellie Forbush and Girls
Some Enchanted Evening (Reprise)
Emile de Becque and Ensign Nellie Forbush
I'm in Love With a Wonderful Guy
Ensign Nellie Forbush
Bali Ha'i (Reprise)
Girls
Younger Than Springtime
Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
I'm in Love With a Wonderful Guy (Reprise)
Ensign Nellie Forbush and Emile de Becque
This Is How It Feels
Emile de Becque and Ensign Nellie Forbush
I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out-a My Hair (Reprise)
Emile de Becque
Act 2
Sung By
Happy Talk
Bloody Mary
Honey Bun
Ensign Nellie Forbush, Luther Billis and Ensemble
You've Got to Be Carefully Taught
Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C. and Emile de Becque
This Nearly Was Mine
Emile de Becque
Finale
Ensign Nellie Forbush, Ngana, Jerome and Emile de Becque
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