Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific (London)
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Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific (London)
81

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific (London) London Reviews and Tickets

81%
(54 Ratings)
Positive
89%
Mixed
7%
Negative
4%
Members say
Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting, Absorbing

About the Show

Chichester Festival Theatre’s critically acclaimed production transfers to Sadler's Wells.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (54)

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161 Reviews | 28 Followers
95
Great singing, Dated, Delightful

See it if you love classic musicals with brilliant and memorable scores, some fabulous choreography and some stunning singing.

Don't see it if you don't like old fashioned musicals and want something that feels more relevant to the current day. Read more

59 Reviews | 1 Follower
90
Relevant, Great writing, Intelligent, Great singing, Epic

See it if A great Musical adapted to make it more edgy. Shows how little things have changed. The singing and dancing is well done

Don't see it if Racism

176 Reviews | 11 Followers
90
Entertaining, Romantic, Epic, Great singing, Great staging

See it if Glorious production of a classic musical. Brilliant staging and great performances

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of old fashioned musicals.

62 Reviews | 2 Followers
87
Great singing, Great staging, Romantic, Entertaining, Dated

See it if You like a classic musical expertly performed and sensitively interpreted.

Don't see it if You want audience participation and have a short attention span.

59 Reviews | 0 Followers
86
Enchanting

See it if you adore old-school musicals that haven't lost their charm

Don't see it if you're an & Juliet fan

184 Reviews | 30 Followers
80
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if you love the classics

Don't see it if you don't wanna sit in a theatre for a long time

76 Reviews | 6 Followers
80
Enchanting, Great staging, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if You love a classic musical with big staging and beautiful songs.

Don't see it if You prefer a show that's fast paced. South Pacific slowly builds throughout (but is still engaging to watch!)

56 Reviews | 3 Followers
79
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Dated, Absorbing

See it if you want a faithful and engaging revival of a classic

Don't see it if you have an issue with dated attitudes or language Read more

Critic Reviews (6)

The London Evening Standard
August 5th, 2022

"The production celebrates the lush score and clarifies the script’s attitude to race and exploitation. ... Everything here is in service to the story and score. A revelation."
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Time Out London
August 6th, 2022

" ‘South Pacific’ is meant to be fun, and it is here. But the sober stuff is really allowed to breathe in a well-judged production that plays this musical’s many, often seemingly contradictory strengths."
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London Theatre
August 5th, 2022

" 'South Pacific' insists on 'Some Enchanted Evening', disenchantment, and worse, are never far from this mighty musical’s fearless gaze.
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The Telegraph (UK)
August 5th, 2022

"In a sublimely well-sung and sumptuously orchestrated production. ... Succumb to the siren call from this shimmering island paradise of a musical."
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The Stage (UK)
August 5th, 2022

"Musically, dramatically and visually sumptuous - this is emotionally and intellectually stimulating musical theatre bliss... 'Rodgers and Hammerstein' end all their shows with some ambivalence."
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The Arts Desk
August 6th, 2022

"If you want to hear a great score delivered by almost operatic leads and strong support, then this is the show for you."
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