About South Pacific
'Rapturous and revelatory!’ New York Times
Acclaimed Metropolitan Opera star Paulo Szot will be reprising his Tony Award-winning performance alongside Samantha Womack (Donmar’s Guys & Dolls). Welsh National Opera star Jason Howard will be alternating the role with Paulo alongside an outstanding cast including Daniel Koek (West Side Story) Alex Ferns (Donmar’s Guys and Dolls) and Loretta Ables Sayre, original Tony Award nominee for her Lincoln Center performance of Bloody Mary.
The breathtaking Lincoln Center Theater production of SOUTH PACIFIC which reinvented this classic musical, won 7 Tony Awards, sold out on Broadway for 2 years and is currently selling out across America, now premieres in the UK.
Set during World War II, South Pacific is the sweeping romantic story of two couples, threatened by the realities of war. The classic and timeless score includes Some Enchanted Evening, I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair and There is Nothin’ Like a Dame. With a cast of 40 and a live orchestra of 25, this international hit landmark production makes its European premiere at the Barbican for a strictly limited 7 week London season.
‘The best Rodgers and Hammerstein in a generation’ Washington Post