South Pacific is hitting the road for a UK and Ireland tour in 2022 – here’s all you need to know.
From 2022 South Pacific tour tickets to all the upcoming dates and venues, this is your guide to the show on the road.
The Chichester Festival Theatre production of the hit Rodgers and Hammerstein musical is coming to theatres across the UK.
The dramatic love story, set on a South Pacific Island during World War ll is brought thrillingly to life with a sensational cast of over thirty and a full orchestra.
Boasting one of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most memorable scores, the award-winning musical features songs such as ‘Some Enchanted Evening’, ‘I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair’ and ‘Bali Ha’i’.
South Pacific 2022 tour dates and venues
South Pacific will begin with runs in Manchester and London in at Sadlers Wells in July before touring across the UK and Ireland.
16 July 2022 - 23 July 2022
27 July 2022 - 28 August 2022
13 September 2022 - 17 September 2022
20 September 2022 - 24 September 2022
27 September 2022 - 01 October 2022
04 October 2022 - 08 October 2022
11 October 2022 - 15 October 2022
18 October 2022 - 22 October 2022
25 October 2022 - 29 October 2022
01 November 2022 - 05 November 2022
15 November 2022 - 19 November 2022
Who’s on the cast and team
Reprising their roles as ‘Emile de Becque’ and ‘Ensign Nellie Forbush’ will be West End, Broadway and screen star Julian Ovenden and West End leading lady Gina Beck.
They will be joined by Rob Houchen as Lieutenant Joseph Cable, Joanna Ampil as Bloody Mary, Sera Maehara as Liat, Lee Ross as Luther Billis, 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.
Completing the company in London and on tour are 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.
The production is directed by Daniel Evans, with set and costume design by Peter McKintosh, and choreography and movement direction from Ann Yee. The Musical Supervisor is Nigel Lilley, Musical Director is Cat Beveridge and new orchestration is by David Cullen, with original Broadway orchestration by Robert Russell Bennett.
The lighting designer is Howard Harrison, sound designer is Paul Groothuis, video designer is Gillian Tan, additional arrangements and Happy Talk orchestration is by Theo Jamieson, casting director is Charlotte Sutton CDG and additional children’s casting by Verity Naughton.