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South Pacific announced for September 2022

The timeless and romantic musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC will play Bord Gáis Energy Theatre for the first time in September 2022. This powerful 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! Tickets from €21.00 go on sale through Ticketmaster on Friday 10th December 2021.

SOUTH PACIFIC boasts one of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most memorable scores, and this much-loved Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical features songs such as “Some Enchanted Evening”, “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair” and “Bali Ha’i”.

This epic new five-star production will feature a stellar cast, including Bridgerton & Downton Abbey star Julian Ovenden and West End leading lady Gina Beck and will run for one week only, from Tuesday 13th of September until Saturday 17th of September 2022.

Julian Ovenden is perhaps best known for playing ‘Charles Blake’ in ITV’s Downton Abbey. He is also an international recording artist and has starred on Broadway and in the West End. His West End credits include All About Eve at the Noel Coward Theatre, Marguerite at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, The Treatment at the Almeida Theatre, and My Night With Reg, Merrily We Roll Along and Grand Hotel at the Donmar Warehouse. On Broadway he has been seen in Showboat with the New York Philharmonic at the Lincoln Centre and Butley at the Booth Theatre. He has also performed at several of the BBC Proms and played Captain Georg von Trapp in The Sound of Music Live on ITV.

Gina Beck’s many West End theatre credits include playing ‘Miss Honey’ in Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre, ‘Magnolia’ in Show Boat at the New London Theatre, ‘Glinda’ in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria, ‘Christine Daae’ in The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre and ‘Cosette’ in Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre. Her television credits include Doctors, The Return of Sherlock Holmes and The Crush. Her film credits include Les Misérables.

This production of SOUTH PACIFIC is presented by Chichester Festival Theatre and directed by Daniel Evans, with set and costume design by Peter McKintosh, with 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.

SOUTH PACIFIC is produced by Jamie Wilson, Jonathan Church Theatre Productions and Gavin Kalin.

Tickets from €21.00 go on sale through Ticketmaster on Friday 10th December 2021.

Recommended for ages 12+. No under 3s will be permitted into the auditorium.

All prices include a €1 facilities fee per ticket. Telephone & Internet bookings are subject to a maximum s/c of €7.15 per ticket/ Agents €3.40.