South Pacific Tickets Broadway - A Musical That Still Continues To Enchant Audiences
South Pacific tickets Broadway has made its much anticipated return to the Broadway stage. This is the first Broadway Revival of this great masterpiece. The musical officially opened on April 3, 2008. Bartlett Sher is directing South Pacific and those who have seen the musical cannot stop praising his work. Fans and critics alike agree that Bartlett Sher has given excellent direction. Cathleen McGuigan of Newsweek says- “South Pacific is getting its first Broadway Revival in nearly 60 years, and it looks as good as new.”Lincoln Center
The musical plays at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre at the Lincoln Center in New York City. Vivian Beaumont Theatre has a very rich history. It first opened to the public on October 21, 1965. It was designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen and named after Vivian Beaumont Allen, a very famous New York philanthropist. In 1985, the theatre’s current management- Lincoln Center Theater was established. Today Lincoln Center Theater is known as the America’s largest non-profit theater. A Success
South Pacific first Broadway Revival is as successful as it was in the past. It was 1949 when the musical first thrilled audiences with its captivating storyline and songs. The musical has an extraordinary score which includes songs like, Some Enchanted Evening, Younger Than Springtime, Bali Hai, There Is Nothin’ Like A Dame, and A Wonderful Guy. Bartlett Sher with his extraordinary direction has ensured that this time round also, South Pacific tickets Broadway are a hit.Awards
The success of the musical can be gauged by the huge number of South Pacific tickets Broadway that have been sold. The fact that the musical still retains its charm can be gauged by the fact that the musical has won seven 2008 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival. Bartlett Sher won the Tony for Best Direction.Michael Yeargan won the Tony for Best Set Design.Catherine Zuber was awarded the Tony for the Best Costume Design.Donald Holder won the Tony for the Best Lighting Design.Scott Lehrer was the Tony Award winner for the Best Sound Design.Paulo Szot won the Tony for his portrayal of Emile de Becque.
Besides the seven Tony Awards, South Pacific was also the winner of four Outer Critics Circle Awards 2008. These awards have ensured that South Pacific tickets Broadway remain in high demand.
However, the main driving force behind the huge success of South Pacific is its captivating storyline. It is a melodramatic musical drama, which portrays the life of Americans stationed in an alien culture. It is a story of Nellie Forbush, an American nurse stationed on an island in South Pacific, Lt Joseph Cable, who has been sent on a secret mission to the island, Emile de Becque, a French plantation owner living on the island, and Liat, the daughter of Bloody Mary. Love blossoms between Nellie and Emile and Lt. Cable and Liat in the play.
To catch what South Pacific is all about, one would need to buy South Pacific tickets Broadway. It is a good idea to buy tickets to this play online, through an authorized ticket broker. The whole process is very fast and convenient. You can have Broadway tickets at great prices delivered right at your billing address.
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