Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s

South Pacific

15 August 2011 - 1 October 2011 / 19:30, 14:30

£15 - 85
Limited Members’ discounts are available for evening performances on 17, 18, 19 & 20 August

subject to availability
 sold out

This breathtaking and lavish Lincoln Center Theater production reinvented Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic musical, sweeping the 2008 Tony Awards, playing to sold-out houses on Broadway for two years and being broadcast across America. With a cast of 40 and a live orchestra of 25, the landmark show makes its long-awaited London and European debut at the Barbican this summer for a strictly limited sevenweek season.

The Metropolitan Opera director and Tony Award-winner Bartlett Sher directs three of the original Broadway stars. Paulo Szot reprises his Tony Award-winning role as ‘Emile’ (sharing with Welsh baritone Jason Howard), alongside Loretta Ables Sayre as ‘Bloody Mary’. Also features the British musical theatre artists Samantha Womack and Alex Ferns (both in Donmar Warehouse’s Guys and Dolls).

’The best Rodgers & Hammerstein in a generation.’ The Washington Post

Performance time: 19.30 (Thu and Sat matinees 14.30)
Running time: 180 mins / incl interval

Directed by Bartlett Sher
Musical Staging by Christopher Gattelli
Sets by Michael Yeargan
Lighting by Donald Holder
Costumes by Catherine Zuber
Sound by Scott Lehrer
Music Direction by Ted Sperling
Original Orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett

Performance dates for Paulo Szot & Jason Howard:
Paulo Szot – 15-27 August, 22 September – 1 October;
Jason Howard – 29 August – 21 September

Captioned performance

Tue 6 September at 7.30pm

Audio Described performance

Sat 10 September at 2.30pm (preceded by a touch tour).

Supported by American Airlines

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