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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s

South Pacific



PLEASE CHECK BACK for audition forms and rehearsal information closer to the audition time.


Monday April 16th  6pm-9pm
Tuesday April 17th  6pm-9pm


Matthews Playhouse will be casting men, women, teens and two children in principal, featured and ensemble roles.

Please bring sheet music with 16 bars of music. We will provide an accompanist.
Please memorize your song and make sure it is in the right key.
No CD accompaniment or a capella.

General note:
Please research the show prior to attending auditions. Roles are very specific as far as age, type and ethnicity.

Large singing ensemble consisting of Islanders, Nuns, Officers, Sailors, Marines, and Soldiers

A large Male Chorus is needed as Sailors, Soldiers and Marines.

Ensign Nellie Forbush - a nurse from Arkansas
Emile De Becque - an expatriate French plantation owner
Ngana - his daughter
Jerome - his son
Henry - his native servant
Bloody Mary - a Tonkinese trader
Liat - her daughter Bloody Mary's Assistant
Luther Billis
Stewpot (Carpenter's Mate Second Class, George Watts)
Lt. Joseph Cable, United States Marine Corps
Capt. George Brackett, United States Navy Cmdr.
William Harbison, United States Navy
Lt. Buzz Adams
Yeoman Herbert Quale - sailor
Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey - sailor
2 Seabees (originally named Morton Wise and Richard West)
2 Sailors (originally named Tom O'Brien and James Hayes)
3 Marines (Originally named Sgt. Kenneth Johnson, Cpl. Hamilton Steeves and Staff Sgt. Thomas Hassinger)
A Shore Patrolman Lead Nurse (originally named Lt. Genevieve Marshall) 
Ensign Dinah Murphy
Ensign Janet MacGregor
7 Ensigns (originally named Connie Walewska, Bessie Noonan, Rita Adams, Lisa Minelli, Pamela Whitmore, Sue Yaeger and Cora MacRae)
Islanders, Nuns, Officers, Sailors, Marines, and Soldiers