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Sera Maehara as Liat in South Pacific (Photo: Johan Persson)

REVIEW: South Pacific, Chichester Festival Theatre (2021)

Daniel Evans's production is a triumph!  From the opening overture performed as a ballet by the lone figure of Liat (Sera Maehara) to the parade of the US Marines on the circular stage we know we are in an island in the South Seas, invaded by the American military. 

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Julian Ovenden as Emile de Becque and Gina Beck as Nellie Forbush (Photo: Johan Persson)

NEWS: South Pacific at Chichester Festival Theatre, July 2021

This much-loved, Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical opened in 1949 to huge success, becoming one of Broadway’s longest running hit shows. It boasts one of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most memorable scores, featuring songs such as Some Enchanted Evening, I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair and Bali Ha’i.

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REVIEW: Enron, Royal Court (2009)

Enron is about the creative accounting adopted by the Texan energy giant to disguise their losses and debts that gives creativity a bad name. The bubble burst and down tumbled two giants, Enron and accountants Arthur Andersen, as well as many Enron employees who lost not only their jobs but all their capital after using it to purchase the company's shares. So how do we turn the tedium of financial balance sheets and stock market registers into living theatre? With innovative skill, that's how!

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