Artistic Director Daniel Evans and Executive Director Kathy Bourne have announced that Chichester Festival Theatre will reopen its doors with its summer musical: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific, running from 5 July – 4 September.
Daniel Evans directs Gina Beck (Nellie Forbush), Julian Ovenden (Emile de Becque), Joanna Ampil (Bloody Mary), Keir Charles (Luther Billis) and Rob Houchen (Joe Cable).
The cast also includes Iroy Abesamis, Carl Au, Rosanna Bates, David Birrell, Taylor Bradshaw, Bobbie Chambers, Danny Collins, Shailan Gohil, Adrian Grove, Zack Guest, Matthew Maddison, Sera Maehara (as Liat), Melissa Nettleford, Kate Playdon, Pierce Rogan and Clancy Ryan.
Before then, a film of Sarah Kane’s Crave, created from Tinuke Craig’s acclaimed production, will be available to watch; join us on the opening night, 18 May, or watch on demand from 19 – 29 May. Crave stars Erin Doherty, Alfred Enoch, Wendy Kweh and Jonathan Slinger.
CFT is also planning a weekend of open air concerts and family events in Oaklands Park in early June (further details will be confirmed in the coming weeks).