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Production: 'South Pacific'

All Roles (Lead)

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John W. Engeman Theatre (Northport, NY) is casting “South Pacific.”

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Seeking

Males & Females, ages 18-64, All Ethnicities

Role Description

All Roles: (Lead)

All Roles

FULL CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

ENSIGN NELLIE FORBUSH:

Female; Caucasian; mid 20s-40; an optimistic and simple Navy nurse from Little Rock, Arkansas who falls in love with Emile; must have subtle comic timing, strong mezzo

EMILE DE BECQUE: Male; Caucasian; leading man; 40-55; a wealthy, cultured and dignified French plantation owner with grit and glamour who falls in love with Nellie; Strong baritone; actors with operatic background strongly encouraged

LIEUTENANT JOSEPH CABLE, U.S.M.C.:

Male; Caucasian; 18-30; a young, formal and good-looking officer who falls in love with Liat; must be masculine with a good physique and believable as a member of the Army; soaring Tenor (E3 to G4);

BLOODY MARY:

Female; Tonkinese; 35-55; a shrewd souvenir dealer who is also trying to find her daughter a rich husband; brassy, sexy, charactery; must have great subtle comic timing; strong mezzo

LUTHER BILLIS:

Male; Caucasian; 30-45; a shlubby, mediocre entrepreneur; friend to all and a man with a lust for the ladies; must be funny, masculine and believable as a member of the army; strong baritone

CAPTAIN GEORGE BRACKETT, U.S.N.:

Male; Caucasian; 40-60; a pompous yet competent officer who hides a heart of gold; strong actor; baritone; actor must sing as he understudies Emile de Becque;

COMMANDER HARBISON, U.S.N.:

Male; Caucasian; 35-50; Officious Navy man; Brackett's second-in-command and right hand man; strong actor; actor must sing as he understudies Luther Billis;

LIAT:

Female; Tonkinese; 18-25; heartbreakingly delicate, beautiful and the picture of purity; must move well; does not sing;

STEWPOT:

Male; Caucasian; 25-35; a funny, shlubby character man with a strong tenor singing voice (up to high A); one of the sailors and Luther Billis' cohorts;

PROFESSOR:

Male; Caucasian; 25-35; a funny character man of the studious type; strong singer; one of the Sailors and Luther Billis' cohorts.