VIDEO: Get A First Look At Robert Cuccioli and Samantha Hill In SOUTH PACIFIC At The Drury Lane Theatre
BroadwayWorld has a first look at SOUTH PACIFIC at the Drury Lane Theatre! Check out video of the cast in action below!
Robert Cuccioli and Samantha Hill lead the cast of South Pacific as Emile de Becque and Ensign Nellie Forbush. Cuccioli is a Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Joseph Jefferson Award-winner for his performance as Jekyll & Hyde in Jekyll & Hyde. Hill originated the role of Cosette in the 2013 Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Les Misérables. The cast of South Pacific also includes Austin Colby (Lt. Joseph Cable), Yvonne Strumecki (Bloody Mary), Matt Crowle (Luther Billis), Elic Bramlett (Capt. George Brackett), Harter Clingman (Stewpot), Matthew Keffer(Cmdr. William Harbison), Sarah Lo (Liat), Sam Shankman (Professor), Hunter DiMailig (Jerome), Rika Nishikawa (Ngana), Miles S. Chong (Jerome alternate) and Rachel Cornille (Ngana alternate). The Ensemble includes Blair Beasley, Kayla Boye, Nathaniel Braga, Joe Capstick, Matt Casey, Erica Evans, John Gurdian, Ashley Lanyon, Rachel Osting, Brandon Pisano, Allie Pizzo, Peter Sipla, Erica Stephan, Patrick Michael Tierney and Denzel Tsopnang.
In addition to Director Victor Malana Maog, Choreographer Otis Sallid, and Music Director Roberta Duchak, the creative team includes: Scott Davis (Scenic Designer), Olivera Gajic (Costume Designer), Yael Lubetzky (Lighting Designer), Brian Elston (Assistant Lighting Designer), Ray Nardelli (Sound Designer), Cassy Schillo (Properties Designer), Claire Moores (Wig Designer), Sammi Grant (Dialect Coach), and Colin Funk (Assistant Dialect Coach). The Production Stage Manager is Larry Baker and Neal Kowalsky is the Assistant Director.
Timelier than ever, this Rodgers & Hammerstein landmark musical proves that even the backdrop of a tropical paradise cannot shelter its residents from the prejudices of World War II. South Pacific is the winner of the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and ten Tony Awards including Best Musical.
South Pacific runs April 5 - June 17, 2018, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m.