In Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved musical, themes of racial prejudice were taken on with atypical candor for its 1949 debut year. The show follows the interweaving stories of the native and enlisted population on a Polynesian island in the middle of World Ward II. The lush musical score features now internationally renowned staples of the musical canon. Considered by many to be the greatest musical of all time, South Pacific won all 10 Tony award nominations from the year of its original production.
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