SAMANTHA WOMACK STARS IN “SOUTH PACIFIC AT THE ”Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
The most acclaimed production ever of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC is setting
sail to Aylesbury Waterside Theatre for two weeks only Tue 15 – Sat 26 May following a sold
out London season and a record-breaking national tour, which continues to thrill audiences
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The producers are delighted to announce that Samantha Womack confirmed she will be
playing Nellie Forbush for the Aylesbury leg of the tour,
The nationwide tour of SOUTH PACIFIC opened in Milton Keynes in October 2011, where it
became their highest grossing and most successful two-week run ever. Along with Samantha,
former Phantom of the Opera star, Matthew Cammelle, will star as Emile de Becque, Daniel
Koek Lt Joe Cable and Alex Ferns Luther Billis.
The cast features Elizabeth Chong as Liat, Cameron Jack as Stewpot, Luke Kempner as
Seabee/Professor, Dominic Taylor as Commander Harbison and Nigel Williams as Captain
Brackett, with Carly Anderson, Jill Armour, James Austen-Murray, Chris Bennett, Lawrence
Carmichael, Mairi Cowieson, Matthew Crowe, Stephen John Davis, Lisa Dent, Eddie Elliott,
Chris Jenkins, Maria Lawson, Nyron Levy, Dean Maynard, Adam Pritchard, Dominic Smith,
Mikel Sylvanus, Jacqueline Tate, Danny Whitehead, Bleu Woodward and Nick Wyschna.
Bartlett Sher’s hailed production of SOUTH PACIFIC reinvented the classic Rodgers and
Hammerstein musical and played to sold-out houses at the Lincoln Center Theater on
Broadway for two years. This was the first Broadway production the Rodgers & Hammerstein
Estate had allowed to be staged since the musical originally opened in 1949 and ran for almost
Enchanted Evening, I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair, Bali Ha’i, I’m in Love with a
Wonderful Guy, Younger than Springtime, Happy Talk and There is Nothin’ Like a Dame.
Considered one of the finest musicals ever written, the score includes Some
Set on a tropical island during World War II, this is the sweeping romantic story of two couples,
threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices.
stationed in an unfamiliar culture in wartime remains as relevant today as when it first thrilled
Its portrayal of Americans
Featuring a cast of 40 and live orchestra of 18, this is a ravishing and breathtaking production,
which has been brought to the UK by the entire Lincoln Center creative team, led by director
Bartlett Sher, with musical staging my Christopher Gattelli, sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes
by Catherine Zuber, lighting by Donald Holder, sound by Scott Lehrer, musical supervision by
Ted Sperling and original orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett. Musical direction is by Jae
The Lincoln Center Theater production of SOUTH PACIFIC is produced on tour by Bob Boyett,
Bob Bartner, Howard Panter for the Ambassador Theatre Group, and Genesius Theatrical
Productions in association with Promenade Productions.
For further details, please visit www.southpacificonstage.com.
American Airlines in association with SAMOA
AYLESBURY WATERSIDE THEATRE
Tue 15 – Sat 26 May
Mon – Sat 7.30pm
Thur & Sat 2.30pm
Wed 16 May 2.30pm
Box Office: 0844 871 7607