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Theatre REVIEW: South Pacific - ★★★★★


Jamie Wilson, Jonathan Church Theatre Productions and Gavin Kalin

present the Chichester Festival Theatre production of 


South Pacific


Chichester Festival Theatre’s critically acclaimed, landmark production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific comes to Edinburgh in 2022.


This powerful love story, set on a South Pacific island during World War ll, 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).


Julian Ovenden and Gina Beck reprise their roles from the Chichester Festival Theatre production, and lead a sensational cast of over thirty including Rob Houchen, Joanna Ampil and Sera Maehara. Featuring a full orchestra, this ravishing musical is set to be the must-see theatrical event of the year.


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


 

Where?

Festival Theatre until Saturday 29th October


 

MIX UP REVIEWS: ★★★★★


Jasmine (Age 15) - ★★★★★

"A classic story brought to vibrant life on the Scottish stage. South Pacific was beautiful, from its brilliant special effects to the lovely singers and actors who made the story come alive. I wasn’t sure I would like this musical because I worried the themes would seem dated and old. BUT I was very wrong, the story is still very prevalent today and has a lovely message. With all the old musical favorites like “I’m gonna wash that man right outa my hair “and “some enchanted evening”. With a lot of good and surprising comedy. I would definitely recommend this show for lovers of classic musicals!"







 



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