Chichester Festival Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic.
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan
Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Tales Of The South Pacific by James A. Michener
Chichester Festival Theatre’s critically acclaimed, landmark production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific comes to Canterbury in 2022.
This powerful love story, set on a South Pacific island during World War II, is brought thrillingly to life in an epic new five-star production directed by Chichester Festival Theatre’s Artistic Director Daniel Evans (Me And My Girl and Fiddler On The Roof). With a sensational cast of over thirty and a full orchestra, this ravishing musical is set to be the must-see theatrical event of the year.
The phenomenal 5-star cast from Chichester Festival Theatre production will be performing on the tour, this includes, Julian Ovenden (Bridgerton) as Emile de Becque, Gina Beck (Wicked) as Ensign Nellie Forbush, Rob Houchen (Les Misérables) as Lieutenant Joseph Cable, Joanna Ampil (Miss Saigon) as Bloody Mary and Sera Maehara as Liat.
Boasting one of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most memorable scores, this much-loved Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical features songs such as Some Enchanted Evening, I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair and Bali Ha’i.