South Pacific

Musical - Revival

City Center

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: May 4, 1955
  • Closing Date: May 15, 1955
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 15

Book: Joshua Logan, Oscar Hammerstein II

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II


South Pacific follows the lives of U.S. military men, nurses and residents of a Polynesian island during World War II, based on James Michener's Tales of the South Pacific and featuring a score by Rodgers and Hammerstein.


Opening Night Cast

Richard Armbruster Seaman Tom O'Brien
Helen Baisley Ensign Connie Walewska
Herbert Banke Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C.
Emy Boselli Island Woman
Warren J. Brown Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N.
Richard Collett Emile de Becque
Sandra Deel Ensign Nellie Forbush
Clifford Fearl Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey
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Opening Night Production Credits

Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers Music
Oscar Hammerstein II Oscar Hammerstein II Lyrics
Joshua Logan Joshua Logan Lyrics
  Charles Atkin Staging
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Motley Costume Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1954 - 1955

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