PHOTO CALL: South Pacific Opens in Los Angeles

News   PHOTO CALL: South Pacific Opens in Los Angeles
The national touring company of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific docked at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre May 27. Stars and former cast members turned out for the June 2 opening performance.

The cast is headed by Carmen Cusack as Ensign Nellie Forbush with Rod Gilfry and David Pittsinger sharing the role of Emile de Becque. Also featured are Anderson Davis (Lt. Cable), Matthew Saldivar (Luther Billis), Keala Settle (Bloody Mary), Gerry Becker (Capt. Brackett), Peter Rini (Cmdr. Harbison), Sumie Maeda (Liat), Rusty Ross (Professor), Genson Blimline (Stewpot), Christina Carrera (Ngana) and CJ Palma (Jerome). The ensemble includes Eric L. Christian (from the Broadway production), Jacqueline Colmer, Jeremy Davis, Mike Evariste (from the Broadway production), Kate Fahrner, Nicholas Galbraith, Alexis G.B. Holt, Robert Hunt, Chad Jennings, Christopher Johnstone, Kristie Kerwin, Jodi Kimura, Joe Langworth, Cathy Newman, Diane Phelan, John Pinto Jr., Travis Robertson, Josh Rouah, Kristen J. Smith, Matt Stokes, Gregory Williams and Victor Wisehart.

Here is a look at the opening night arrivals and reception:

South Pacific continues at the Ahmanson through July 27 before moving on to Denver.

For tickets visit SouthPacificonTour.

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