Confirmed: South Pacific will return to Sydney in 2013

South Pacific. Image by Kurt Sneddon
Je suis enchantée… Image by Kurt Sneddon

The opening season of Opera Australia’s South Pacific – currently playing at the Sydney Opera House – is almost sold out, with standing room only tickets now available for many performances. With glowing reviews and a stellar cast, this production seems destined for greatness.

In fact, the show’s success has been so great that Opera Australia have today announced a return season for 2013, bringing the production home to the Opera Theatre stage at the Sydney Opera House.

Directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher and starring Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Lisa McCune, Kate Ceberano and Eddie Perfect, the show will tour to Melbourne in September, and will also enjoy a Brisbane season.

Once again, the 34 piece Australia Opera and Ballet Orchestra will play the romantic Rodgers and Hammerstein score including showstoppers like ‘Some Enchanted Evening’, ‘I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair’, ‘Bali Ha’i’ and ‘There is Nothin’ Like a Dame’.

Dates are yet to be confirmed for the Brisbane season, but the return Sydney season will run from September 12 2013 – November 2 2013.

AussieTheatre’s David Allen attended the Opera Australia 2013 season launch this afternoon. More information to come

Erin James

Erin James is's former Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Credits include My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), A Place To Call Home (Foxtel/Channel 7) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

Erin James

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