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Regional News See Who's Starring in Goodspeed Musicals' South Pacific

The Pulitzer-winning musical is part of the Connecticut theatre's 2024 season.

Danielle Wade and Omar Lopez-Cepero

Goodspeed Musicals has revealed casting for its upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific, directed by Chay Yew (Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord). Performances will run June 14-August 11 at the Connecticut theatre. 

The cast will feature Danielle Wade (Mean Girls) as Nellie Forbush, Omar Lopez-Cepero (American Idiot) as Emile deBecque, Sky Vaux Fuller as Ngana, Emjay Roa as Jerome, Joan Almedilla (Miss Saigon) as Bloody Mary, Alex Humphreys (Dear Evan Hansen) as Liat, Keven Quillon (Sweeney Todd) as Luther Billis, and Cameron Loyal (Bad Cinderella) as Lt. Cable.

The ensemble includes Ethan Hardy Benson, Kelly Berman, Eric Briarly, Chloe Fox, Graham Keen, Hannah Jewel Kohn, Danny Lindgren, Alexa Jane Lowis, John Michael Peterson, James Michael Reilly, Eric Shawn, Nicolette Shin, Phil Sloves, and Ethan Van Slyke. Rounding out the company are swings John Barsoian and Alyssa Sunew, and understudy Phoenix Noelle. Casting is by Peter Van Dam, CSA, for Tara Rubin Casting.

Adapted from James A. Michener's Pulitzer-winning novel Tales of the South Pacific, the musical theatre classic contains such favorites as "Some Enchanted Evening," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair," "Bali Hai," and "You've Got to Be Carefully Taught."

The creative team includes choreographer Parker Esse, music director Adam Souza, scenic designer Alexander Dodge, costume designer JJunghyun Georgia Lee, lighting designer Amith Chandrashaker, sound designer Jay Hilton, wig and hair designer Tommy Kurzman, and production stage manager Chris Zaccardi. The production will also feature orchestrations by Dan DeLange. 


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