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South Pacific

  • Historic Rodgers Theatre 204 North Broadway Street Poplar Bluff, MO. 63901 United States (map)

The Stage Company


South Pacific

Written By Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan

Music and Lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II

Directed by David Carroll

This delightful musical is set against the dramatic background of an idyllic south pacific island during WWII. Nellie, a spunky nurse form Arkansas, falls in love with Emile, a French plantation owner on the island who has tow children fro his late Polynesian wife.

At the same time, U.S. Lieutenant Cable falls for a beautiful island native named Liat.

Both Americans find themselves struggling to reconcile their own cultural prejudices with their amours feelings all the wile under the dark cloud of a war that is coming ever closer to their island paradise.