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South Pacific musical (1949)

The script for the show wrote O. Hammerstein II & J. Logan. Music created by R. Rodgers. Lyrics composed by Hammerstein. Pre-Broadway try-outs began in March 1949 in the Shubert Theatre in New Haven. Premiere on Broadway was held in April 1949 in the Majestic Theatre. Since July 1953, the show was in the Broadway. Productions finished in January 1954 after 1925 performances. It was realized by the director and choreographer J. Logan. In this piece was such cast: M. Martin, E. Pinza & M. McCormick. In April 1950, began a 5-year national tour under the directorship of J. Logan with such cast: J. Blair, R. Eastham, D. Costello, R. Walston & R. Whitlow. From November 1951 to September 1953, production took place at London's Theatre Royal, Drury Lane with 802 appearances. Production was again managed by J. Logan. The cast was following: M. Martin, W. Evans, M. Smith & R. Walston.

In May 1955 in NYC has been staged a revised version of the play. It held only 15 performances. Director was C. Atkin. The show had this cast: H. Banke, W. J. Brown & R. Collett. In 1961 and 1965 in the City Center passed the next re-thought version of the theatrical. From Jan. 1988 to Jan. 1989 in the Prince of Wales Theatre in London was the second production under the direction of R. Redfarn. The cast was the following: G. Craven, E. Belcourt, B. Reading & A. C. Wadsworth. Since March 2008, the Vivian Beaumont Theatre hosted another revised version of the play on Broadway, which took place from April 2008 to August 2010 with 37 preliminaries and almost 1000 regular performances. Musical director was B. Sher and choreographer was C. Gattelli. The performance had this cast: K. O'Hara, P. Szot & M. Morrison. The show has received a number of awards.
Release date: 1949
Last Update:June, 20th 2016

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