Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Davis and Erika Henningsen in SOUTH PACIFIC at Pittsburgh CLO

Travel to Bali Ha'i with Billis and his crew in Rodgers & Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC, starring Broadway's Ben Davis, James Snyder and Erika Henningsen, tonight, August 5, through August 14 at the Benedum Center. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Love transcends the harsh realities of war and prejudice in this sweeping Pulitzer Prize-winning tale centered around two unlikely love affairs. Set on a tropical island during World War II, this timeless Rodgers & Hammerstein classic features some of the most beautiful music ever composed woven into an inspiring story cherished the world over. The beloved score's songs include "Some Enchanted Evening," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair," and "There is Nothin' Like a Dame" amidst big, Broadway performances and a chorus of American sailors and Navy nurses ready to take you to Bali Ha'i.

The cast features: Loretta Ables Sayre (Bloody Mary), Genson Blimline (Luther Billis), Ben Davis (Emile de Becque), Curt Denham (Capt. George Brackett), Monteze Freeland (Stewpot), Erika Henningsen (Ensign Nellie Forbush), Jeffrey Howell (Cmdr. William Harbison), Alex Manalo (Liat), Mason Alexander Park (Professor), and James Snyder (Lt. Joseph Cable).

SOUTH PACIFIC is complete with a talented ensemble, including Cameron Amandus, David Barnes, Gerald Caesar, Christopher Campbell, Ryan Cavanaugh, Ixchel Cuellar, Michael Greer, Myha'la Herrold, EVan Lee, Owen Lee, Justin Lonesome, Carina-Kay Louchiey, Billy Mason, Mara Newbery, JJ Niemann, Emily Nies, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Julia Slagle, Taylor Kellas Warren and Ross Yoder.

Rodgers & Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC has enjoyed two National Tours since its Broadway debut and countless revivals in New York and London. The 2008 revival received seven Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical for Paulo Szot. This timeless hit returns to Pittsburgh CLO for the first time since 2001-a run during which Sutton Foster portrayed Nellie Forbush.

Tickets start at $25 and are available online at pittsburghCLO.org, by calling 412-456-6666 or at the Box Office at Theater Square. Groups of 10 or more enjoy exclusive discounts and specialty packages. Call our Group Sales Hotline at 412-325-1582 for more information.

Photo Credit: Matt Polk

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Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Davis and Erika Henningsen in SOUTH PACIFIC at Pittsburgh CLO
The cast of SOUTH PACIFIC at Pittsburgh CLO

Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Davis and Erika Henningsen in SOUTH PACIFIC at Pittsburgh CLO
Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Erika Henningsen and Mara Newbery

Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Davis and Erika Henningsen in SOUTH PACIFIC at Pittsburgh CLO
Erika Henningsen and Ben Davis

Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Davis and Erika Henningsen in SOUTH PACIFIC at Pittsburgh CLO
Alex Manalo and James Snyder

Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Davis and Erika Henningsen in SOUTH PACIFIC at Pittsburgh CLO
Emily Nies, Jeffrey Howell and Carina Kay-Louchiey

Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Davis and Erika Henningsen in SOUTH PACIFIC at Pittsburgh CLO
EVan Lee, Erika Henningsen and Julia Slagle

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