Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre

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Seattle Musical Theatre concludes its 38th season with SOUTH PACIFIC. SMT's production of this timely and stunning musical boasts director and choreographer Phil Lacey at the helm and Brandon Peck music directing a both funny and romantic score. SOUTH PACIFIC plays tonight, April 8, through May 1, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!

Considered one of the finest musicals ever written, Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC is set in an island paradise during World War II and tells the sweeping saga of two parallel love stories that are threatened by the realities of war and prejudice. The songs, deeply ingrained in American culture, include the romantic "Some Enchanted Evening" and "Younger than Springtime," the spirited "There is Nothing Like a Dame" and the reflective "This Nearly Was Mine." Directed and choreographed by Phil Lacey. Music Direction by Brandon Peck.

The cast of SOUTH PACIFIC features local favorites Marissa Ryder as Nellie Forbush, John Carroll as Emile de Becque, Casey Raiha as Lt. Cable, Rachel Rene as Bloody Mary, Liz Oyama as Liat. The ensemble includes Morgan Bader, Meagan Castillo, Charlie Chittenden, Andrew Coopman, Caelan Creaser, Alex Gallo, Timothy Joyce, Christina Masson,Sean O'Bannon, Tony Pallozzi, Alana Peters, Nick Perry (also Associate Choreographer), and Sarah Mather. Kiana and Kalia DeLeon will share the role of Ngana and Keagan DeLeon will play Jerome.

The production team includes set and lighting design by Ahren Buhman, sound design by Michael Connolly, and costumes by Margaret Toomey.

Single tickets (starting at $20) are on sale now at www.seattlemusicaltheatre.org.

Photo Credit: Jeff Carpenter

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Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
Liz Oyama as Liat and Casey Raiha as Lt. Cable

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
Liz Oyama as Liat and Casey Raiha as Lt. Cable

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
Liz Oyama as Liat

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
Marissa Ryder as Nellie Forbush and John Carroll as Emile de Becque

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
Marissa Ryder as Nellie Forbush and John Carroll as Emile de Becque

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
The female ensemble of SOUTH PACIFIC

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
Casey Raiha as Cable and Marissa Ryder as Nellie Forbush

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
The cast of SOUTH PACIFIC

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
The cast of SOUTH PACIFIC

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
Rachel Renee (center) and the cast of SOUTH PACIFIC

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
The cast of SOUTH PACIFIC

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
John Carroll as Emile de Becque

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at Seattle Musical Theatre
Marissa Ryder as Nellie Forbush and John Carroll as Emile de Becque



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