Buy Your Tickets To The Iconic South Pacific Musical In London

Christian Mba
Jan 11, 2022 By Christian Mba
Originally Published on Jan 11, 2022
Buy Your Tickets To The Iconic South Pacific Musical In London

Saddler's Wells Theatre in London is welcoming a limited summer season of the critically acclaimed production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific. The West End is lucky to have the production of this iconic musical after its successful run at the Chichester Festival Theatre.

Gina Beck and Julian Ovenden reprise their roles in this West End run as Ensign Nellie Forbush and Emile de Becque. South Pacific London is going to be one exciting ride, so remember not to miss it and buy South Pacific tickets now.

About South Pacific

What is South Pacific about?

Based on a South Pacific Island during the backdrop of the Second World War, the powerful love story is about two totally different people during wartime.

An ordinary girl born in Little Rock, USA, meets an older French planter one magical evening when she is working as a nurse at a military hospital. They are waiting to go to the South Pacific for action when the sailors and the nurses are placed on a musical show.

The relationship between Emile de Becque and Ensign Nellie Forbush becomes serious as the war approaches.

This comedy play in London boasts a cast of more than 30 people and also a live orchestra! Directed by Chichester Festival Theatre's artistic director, Daniel Evans, the play has had standing ovations night after night during its earlier run.

After a sold-out run at the Chichester Festival Theatre, South Pacific is now at the West End for a limited season. So, don't miss out on the Tony Award and Pulitzer-Prize winning musical loved by all, and book South Pacific tickets for you and your family now.

It has some of the most loved scores in the history of musical theatre.

The play features music like 'Some Enchanted Evening', 'Bali Ha'I', and 'I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair'. Richard Rodgers is responsible for the music, while Oscar Hammerstein II came up with the lyrics. The book is by Oscar and Joshua Logan.

The whole South Pacific Tour of the year 2022 is produced by Jonathan Church Theatre Productions, Jamie Wilson, and Gavin Kalin.

Enjoy the epic production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific, and get your tickets for the West End now.

The show was first put on in London in 1951. It is believed that the story is derived from Madame Butterfly. The story is adapted from James A. Michener's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel 'Tales of the South Pacific' and is based on true life anecdotes and observations.

The story probably doesn't have an antagonist. It is not known why the character 'Bloody Mary' is called so, but it is thought that it could be because she chews betel nuts that leave red stains on her teeth and lips.

What age is South Pacific suitable for?

The age limit is not given; however, it should be suitable for all ages that can understand a love story set in a war.

How long is the stage version of South Pacific?

The runtime is two hours and 50 minutes and includes an interval.

Who is in the South Pacific musical cast?

The cast of 30 is led by Julian Ovenden and Gina Beck. Julian Ovenden is known for 'Merrily We Roll Along', 'Bridgerton', 'Grand Hotel', and 'Downton Abbey', while Gina Beck is known for 'Matilda', 'Wicked' and 'Les Misérables'. The show in London and all the regional theatres on the tour also employ a live orchestra.

Who is the team behind the South Pacific live musical?

The musical is produced by Jamie Wilson, Gavin Kalin, and Jonathan Church Theatre Productions. The director is Daniel Evans.

Peter McKintosh does the set and costume design, and Ann Yee does the choreography and movement. The musical supervisor is Nigel Lilley; Cat Beveridge is the musical director, and David Cullen is on the new orchestration.

Robert Russell Bennett did the original Broadway orchestration.

Howard Harrison is the lighting designer; Paul Groothuis does the sound design; video design is done by Gillian Tan; Charlotte Sutton CDG is the casting director; and Verity Naughton does the additional children's casting. Theo Jamieson is given the duties for additional arrangements and 'Happy Talk' orchestration.

Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs

Where is South Pacific being performed?

The address is Sadler's Wells Theatre Main House, Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 4TN.

How do I get to Sadler's Wells Theatre?

The nearest tube station is Angel.

King's Cross is the nearest train station.

Where can I park near Sadler's Wells?

There is Sadler's Well car park which holds a limited number of cars.

Where are the toilet facilities at Sadler's Wells?

Toilets can be found in the basement, the first circle, and the second circle.

Is Sadler's Wells Theatre accessible?

Disabled parking and wheelchair spaces are available. It is fully accessible with accessible toilets, guide dog facilities and more.

Where can I eat nearby?

The nearest restaurants are Fox Garden Court Cafe, The Great Chase London, and 3 Flavours.

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Written by Christian Mba

Bachelor of Science specializing in Computer Science

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Christian MbaBachelor of Science specializing in Computer Science

Christian Mba is an experienced blogger and content writer with over a decade of experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Nigeria and has a keen interest in Python programming. Along with his writing and blogging expertise, he is also an SEO specialist with more than six years of experience. Chris, as he is commonly known, has a passion for music and enjoys playing the piano.

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