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