South Pacific outing for Mccune and Ceberano
from starring and executive producing her upcoming drama Reef Doctors on the Gold Coast, Lisa Mccune (pictured) will wash that man right out of her hair in a new stage version of South Pacific. Set on a tropical island in World War II, the musical tells the story of Nellie (Mccune), an American nurse on a US naval base, falls in love with French plantation owner Emile (New Zealand’s Teddy Tahu Rhodes). Another romance blossoms later between a US lieutenant and the daughter of sultry Vietnamese vendor Bloody Mary, played by singer Kate Ceberano. Offspring star Eddie Perfect plays a womanising sailor.
plays the Sydney Opera House from August 8 and Melbourne’s Princess Theatre from September 13.