South Pacific

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Live from Lincoln Center presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical in a 2010 performance. Based on James Michener's Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of short stories "Tales of the South Pacific," the musical focuses on French plantation owner Emile de Becque and his love interest, Nellie Forbush, a naïve young nurse from Arkansas. Set against the backdrop of the Second World War, South Pacific offers a lushly romantic score while challenging audiences with themes of racial intolerance and bigotry.


  • Kelli O'Hara - Nellie Forbush
  • Paulo Szot - Emile de Becque
  • Danny Burstein - Luther Billis
  • Loretta Ables - Bloody Mary
  • Andrew Samonsky - Lt. Joseph Cable
  • Eric Anderson - Stewpot
  • Sean Cullen - Cmdr. William Harbison

South Pacific at Internet Movie Database