‘South Pacific’ announces full cast at Sadler’s Wells

Gina Beck and Julian Ovenden lead the company.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

Find out the full cast for the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, South Pacific, at Sadler’s Wells this summer. South Pacific plays this summer from 27 July to 28 August. Book South Pacific tickets on London Theatre.

Julian Ovenden will play Emile de Becque, joined by Gina Beck as Ensign Nellie Forbush, Rob Houchen as Lieutenant Joseph Cable, Joanna Ampil as Bloody Mary, Sera Maehara as Liat, and Lee Ross as Luther Billis.

The South Pacific company includes David Birrell as Captain George Brackett, Stephen John Davis as Commander William Harbison, Antoine Murray-Straughan as Stewpot, Charlie Waddell as Professor and Olly Christopher as Sergeant Johnson.

Iroy Abesamis, Feline Andersson, Charlotte Coggin, Annabel Edwards, Leslie Garcia Bowman, Sergio Giacomelli, Ellie Jane Grant, Josh Kiernan, Matthew Maddison, Rachel Jayne Picar, Kate Playdon, George Renshaw, Pierce Rogan, Charlotte Scott, Trezel Sergeant, Nikhil Singh Rai, James Wilkinson-Jones and Eleanor Wright make up the South Pacific ensemble.

The South Pacific musical is set during World War II on a remote island. Through the musical, an American nurse, Nellie, falls in love with Emile, a French plantation owner. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical features well-known songs including "Some Enchanted Evening" and "Bali Ha'i".

The South Pacific creative team includes direction by Daniel Evans, scenic and costume design by Peter McKintosh, choreography and movement direction by Ann Yee, lighting design by Howard Harrison and sound design by Paul Groothuis.

South Pacific is at Sadler's Wells.

Book South Pacific tickets on London Theatre.

Photo credit: South Pacific company (Photo by Johan Persson)

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