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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 1420 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102


Ended 28 Nov 2010 after 2 days

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This South Pacific recreates the unabashed, unquestioning romance that American theatergoers had with the American book musical in the mid-20th century...

Ben Brantley, New York Times

Closed 28 Nov 2010

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South Pacific is on tour and hits the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, PA, Ended 28 Nov 2010.

South Pacific follows the lives of a group of U.S. military men, nurses and the residents of the Polynesian island they occupy during World War II. Nurse Nellie Forbush is 'In Love With a Wonderful Guy', a French planter with small children.

Clean-cut Lt. Cable has fallen hard for Bloody Mary's daughter Liat. And the seabees, sailors and marines will tell you that there is 'Nothing Like a Dame'. The show's gorgeous score also includes 'Cockeyed Optimist', 'I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair', 'Some Enchanted Evening', 'Younger Than Springtime', 'Honey Bun' and 'This Nearly Was Mine'.

Additional Information


Opening night: 26 November 2010

Closing night: 28 November 2010


South Pacific may be inappropriate for children aged under 7 years.

Run time

Approximately 3 hours with one 15 minute intermission.

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1 reviews, average rating: (4.0 Stars)

Chris: “1ST Timer”

This was the first time I've seen South Pacific on stage and although I'd l... more

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