The production, which ran at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater from March 2008 to August 2010, won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, and director Bartlett Sher and designer Michael Yeargan also, respectively, won the Tony Awards for Best Direction of a Musical and Best Scenic Design of a Musical.
The creative credits also include musical staging by Christopher Gattelli, with lighting by Donald Holder, costumes by Catherine Zuber, sound by Scott Lehrer, music direction by Ted Sperling and original orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett.
Set on a tropical island during World War II, South Pacific tells of the romance of two couples, threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices. The show, originally premiered on Broadway in 1949, features a score by Rodgers and Hammerstein that includes such songs as "Some Enchanted Evening," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair" and "There is Nothin’ Like a Dame."
The production features cast of 40, who are yet to be announced, and an orchestra of 25. Following its Barbican season, it will embark on a UK national tour.
To book tickets, contact the box office on 0845 120 7550, or visit www.barbican.org.uk/bite.