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GAOS - South Pacific

Mid Morning Mix // Events// Entertainment// Art & Culture // April 25, 2018

Cast members Katie Johnson, Barrie Duggan & Bill Heckel tell us about the upcoming show from the Geneva Amateur Operatic Society...


GAOS is bringing the Broadway hit 'South Pacific' to the Geneva stage, complete with a live orchestra.

Based on James A. Michener’s prize-winning book, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s musical masterpiece contains many of their best-loved songs, such as 'Bali H'ai', 'I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair', 'Some Enchanted Evening', 'There Is Nothing Like a Dame' and 'Happy Talk'.

There will be 6 performances:

Saturday, 5 May 2018 at 20h00
Sunday, 6 May at 15h00
Friday, 11 May at 20h00
Saturday, 12 May at 15h00 and 20h00
Sunday, 13 May at 15h00

South Pacific takes place on an exotic tropical island in the South Pacific during the Second World War. Nellie Forbush, a young Navy nurse from Little Rock, Arkansas, meets and falls in love with Emile De Becque, a gallant, middle-aged French plantation owner. However, she has second thoughts upon discovering that he's fathered two half-Polynesian children. Meanwhile, a beautiful, innocent Tonkinese girl, Liat, has captured the heart of Lieutenant Joseph Cable, USMC - although he admits that he could never marry her. Liat’s mother is the infamous and enterprising “Bloody Mary”. When Emile and Joe set off on a secret mission to an enemy-held island, Nellie struggles to overcome her prejudices, fearing that Emile may not return alive.

  • Cast members Bill Heckel, Katie Johnson & Barrie Duggan in the WRS studio

Find out more about the show on the GAOS website, or buy tickets directly at theatreinenglish.ch



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