South Pacific: Musical Info & Synopsis


South Pacific is set during World War II on a South Pacific island and revolves around two love stories that unfold against the backdrop of war and societal prejudices. As the characters navigate their relationships and confront their own biases, the musical explores themes of culture, race, and the impact of war on personal lives.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1949)

Cast Size: 30+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1940s / South Pacific

Creative Team

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics/Book: Oscar Hammerstein II

Book: Joshua Logan

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1949)➝

Lincoln Center Cast (1967)➝

Studio Cast (1986)➝

Studio Cast (1996)➝

Royal National Theatre Cast (2002)➝

Carnegie Hall Cast (2006)➝

Broadway Cast (2008) ➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1940s, Based on a Book, Child Roles, ClassicDramatic, Large Cast, PopularTony Award, War

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