South Pacific (musical)
|Lyrics||Oscar Hammerstein II|
|Book||Oscar Hammerstein II
|Basis||Two short stories from Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener|
West End (1951)
|Awards||Tony Award for Best Musical (1950)
1950 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
South Pacific is a musical. It is based on two short stories from James A. Michener's 1947 book, Tales of the South Pacific. The musical's book was written by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan. The lyrics were written by Hammerstein. The music was written by Richard Rodgers. The musical won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Musical.