South Pacific: An insight into the casting process

Thanks to Opera Australia, we are pleased to bring you this fantastic video interview with Neil Rutherford, casting director for the upcoming production of South Pacific. 

Although Teddy Tahu Rhodes has been confirmed as Emile, the full cast is set to be announced in late April/early May ahead of an opening at the Sydney Opera house on 11 August 2012.

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

2 thoughts on “South Pacific: An insight into the casting process

  • Suzanne Myers
    When will South Pacific Musical tour Brisbane.What month and how much will tickets be..

    • Hi Suzanne,

      A national tour for South Pacific hasn’t been announced yet. At the moment it is only scheduled for Melbourne and Sydney but we will be sure to let everyone know as soon as we hear anything.


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