Full casting has been announced for the forthcoming revival of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, South Pacific, which will showcase at Sadler’s Wells this summer from July 27th until August 28th. Tickets to South Pacific are on sale now both online and through the box office.
Leading the cast of Spouth Pacofic will be Julian Ovenden in the role of Emile de Becque. He will be joined by joined by Gina Beck as Ensign Nellie Forbush, Lee Ross as Luther Billis, Joanna Ampil as Bloody Mary, Rob Houchen as Lieutenant Joseph Cable, and Sera Maehara as Liat.
The remainder of the South Pacific company features Olly Christopher as Sergeant Johnson, Stephen John Davis as Commander William Harbison, David Birrell as Captain George Brackett, Antoine Murray-Straughan as Stewpot, and Charlie Waddell as Professor.
Eleanor Wright, Lroy Abesamis, Feline Andersson, Trezel Sergeant, Matthew Maddison, Charlotte Coggin, Rachel Jayne Picar, Annabel Edwards, Charlotte Scott, Leslie Garcia Bowman, Ellie Jane Grant, Josh Kiernan, Kate Playdon, George Renshaw, Pierce Rogan, Sergio Giacomelli, Nikhil Singh Rai, and James Wilkinson-Jones make up the rest of the South Pacific ensemble.
South Pacific is a musical set on a remote island during World War II which follows an American nurse, Nellie, as she falls in head over heels in love with Emile, a French plantation owner. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical features a catalogue of well-known songs including "Bali Ha'i" and "Some Enchanted Evening".
The creative team behind South Pacific features direction by Daniel Evans, sound design by Paul Groothuis, choreography and movement direction by Ann Yee, scenic and costume design by Peter McKintosh, and lighting design by Howard Harrison.
Performances of South Pacific will be at Sadler's Wells from July 27th.