Opening Date

Apr 24, 1950

Closing Date

MusicalDramaOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Setting
Two islands in the South Pacific. World War II.

Produced by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II; Produced in association with Leland Hayward and Joshua Logan
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-Winning 'Tales of the South Pacific' by James A. Michener; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Musical Director: Franz Allers
Book and Musical Numbers Staged by Joshua Logan
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
General Manager: Morris Jacobs; Company Manager: William G. Norton
Stage Manager: Nick Mayo; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robert DeCost and Le Roy Busch
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Guiskof
Casting Director: John Fearnley; Press Representative: Al Butler; Advertising Representative: Lawrence Weiner
Ensign Nellie Forbush
Apr 24, 1950 - Jun 27, 1953
Emile de Becque
Apr 24, 1950 - Dec 15, 1951
Bloody Mary
Apr 24, 1950 - May 26, 1951
Luther Billis
Pvt. Sven Larsen
Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N.
Seaman Tom O'Brien
Seaman James Hayes
Ensign Pamela Whitmore
Lt. Buzz Adams
Lt. Genevieve Marshall
Marine Staff Sgt. Thomas Hassinger
Ensign Bessie Noonan
Yeoman Herbert Quale
Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey
Ensign Connie Walewska
Sgt. Kenneth Johnson
Captain George Brackett, U.S.N.
Seabee Morton Wise
Stewpot
Marcell
Henry's Assistant
Ensign Lisa Minelli
Bloody Mary's Assistant
Jerome
Ngana
Alternate
Ngana
Alternate
Professor
Seabee Richard West
Ensign Dinah Murphy
Marine Cpl. Hamilton Steeves
Chin Yu
Ensign Janet MacGregor
Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
Apr 24, 1950 - Sep 06, 1952
Ensign Sue Yaeger
Understudies: Alan Baxter (Captain George Brackett, U.S.N.), Warren Brown (Luther Billis), Robert DeCost (Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N., Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey), Lee Krieger (Luther Billis), Estelle Loring (Ensign Nellie Forbush), Jeanette Migenes (Bloody Mary), Chris Robinson (Emile de Becque) and Tauni (Liat)
Musical Director: Will Irwin, Phil Ingalls and Robert Stanley
Stage Manager: Tommy Turner

Cast

Eugenie Baird
During Janet Blair's vacation
Ensign Nellie Forbush
Feb 25, 1952 - Mar 08, 1952
Ensign Nellie Forbush
Jun 29, 1953 - Aug 07, 1954
Emile de Becque
Nov 22, 1954 - Mar 19, 1955
Chris Robinson
During Richard Eastham's vacation
Emile de Becque
Aug 13, 1951 - Aug 25, 1951
Connie Russell
During Janet Blair's vacation
Ensign Nellie Forbush
Jul 02, 1951 - Jul 28, 1951
Emile de Becque
Dec 17, 1951 - Nov 20, 1954
Ensign Nellie Forbush
Aug 09, 1954 - Mar 19, 1955
Martha Wright
During Janet Blair's honeymoon; she temporarily left the Broadway production to play the role in Portland, Seattle (her hometown), and Spokane.
Ensign Nellie Forbush
Oct 14, 1952 - Nov 02, 1952
Luther Billis
Bloody Mary
May 28, 1951 - Sep 06, 1952
Luther Billis
Bloody Mary
Sep 08, 1952 - Mar 19, 1955
Ensign Bessie Noonan
Marine Cpl. Hamilton Steeves
Ensign Cora MacRae
Captain George Brackett, U.S.N.
Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey
Chin Yu
 
Lt. Genevieve Marshall
Seaman Tom O'Brien
Ensign Sue Yaeger
Marine Staff Sgt. Thomas Hassinger
 
Seaman Tom O'Brien
Ensign Lisa Minelli
Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N.
Professor
Marine Cpl. Hamilton Steeves
Stewpot
Ensign Connie Walewska
Chin Yu
Abner
Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
Sep 08, 1952 - Sep 25, 1954
Marine Staff Sgt. Thomas Hassinger
Lt. Genevieve Marshall
Nov 17, 1952 - ?
Sgt. Kenneth Johnson
 
Seabee Richard West
Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey
Ensign Dinah Murphy
Seaman James Hayes
Lt. Genevieve Marshall
Ensign Janet MacGregor
Sgt. Kenneth Johnson
 
Yeoman Herbert Quale
Ensign Sue Yaeger
Ensign Sue Yaeger
Ensign Peggy Olsen
Ensign Janet MacGregor
Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
Sep 27, 1954 - Mar 19, 1955
Ngana
Alternate
Jerome
Alternate
Pvt. Sven Larsen
Seabee Jack Williams
Ensign Lisa Minelli
Pvt. Sven Larsen
Seabee Richard West
Ensign Sue Yaeger
Yeoman Herbert Quale
Jerome
Alternate
Ensign Peggy Olsen
Lt. Genevieve Marshall
Seabee Morton Wise
Sgt. Kenneth Johnson
Chin Yu
 
Liat
Understudies: Eugenie Baird (Ensign Nellie Forbush), Nancy Bramlage (Ensign Dinah Murphy), Audrey Carrier (Liat), David Daniels (Professor, Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey, Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.), Gordon Ewing (Lt. Buzz Adams), Irma Grant (Liat), Edith Lane (Ensign Nellie Forbush), Jay MacKenzie (Stewpot), Tony Rossi (Henry), Evans Thornton (Emile de Becque), Don Wortman (Professor) and Mari Young (Liat)
Act 1
Sung By
Dites-Moi Pourquoi
Ngana and Jerome
A Cockeyed Optimist
Ensign Nellie Forbush
Twin Soliloquies
Ensign Nellie Forbush and Emile de Becque
Some Enchanted Evening
Emile de Becque
Bloody Mary Is The Girl I Love
Sailors, Seabees and Marines
There's Nothing Like a Dame
Luther Billis, Sailors, Seabees and Marines
Bali Ha'i
Bloody Mary
I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair
Ensign Nellie Forbush and Nurses
I'm In Love With a Wonderful Guy
Ensign Nellie Forbush and Nurses
Younger Than Springtime
Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
Act I Finale
Ensign Nellie Forbush and Emile de Becque
Act 2
Sung By
Soft Shoe Dance
Nurses and Seabees
Happy Talk
Bloody Mary, Liat and Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
Honey Bun
Ensign Nellie Forbush and Luther Billis
You've Got To Be 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
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