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Sevenoaks Players present South Pacific

South Pacific, Sevenoaks Players, Kent.

South Pacific opened on Wednesday 9th April 2014

Directed by Pat Smith with Musical Direction by Isabel Platt and Choreography by Susie Clarke.

South Pacific is set on a Pacific island during World War II this classic musical tells the story of the American men and women stationed there and their relationships with the islanders.
The characters include Bloody Mary, a Tonkinese wheeler -dealer and her beautiful daughter Liat. And then there is Nellie, a nurse who falls in love with Emile, a French plantation owner, but struggles to accept his mixed-race children.

Casting has been completed and extensive rehearsals too – all in preparation for one of our most ambitious productions yet.

An entertaining and rewarding evening.

Pulitzer Prize for Drama

South Pacific is considered to be one of the greatest Broadway musicals and premiered in 1949 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1950 andĀ ranks among the most celebrated of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s acclaimed musicals.

The Broadway production won ten Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Libretto, and it is the only musical production to have won all four Tony Awards for acting.

A towering musical and tender love story

South Pacific is a towering musical masterpiece and the tender love story of a naive young Navy nurse (Mitzi Gaynor) and an older French Plantation owner (Rossano Brazzi) on a U.S. occupied South Sea island.

Breathtaking score

The breathtaking score is highlighted by some of the most romantic songs ever written: “Some Enchanted Evening,” “There is Nothin’ Like a Dame”, “Younger Than Springtime”, “Wash that man right outta my hair” and more.

Listen to this beautiful and romantic song ‘Some Enchanted Evening’ from the original musical.