Showmen and Show: Bally Whoever August 02, 2023 - 00:00 Posted in: Opinions The Rodgers & Hammerstein blockbuster musical show “South Pacific” premiered in 1949 on Broadway and was an immediate hit, running for 1,925 performances and winning the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1950. The production won ten Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Libretto, and it is the only musical production to win Tonys in all four acting categories. Its original cast album was the bestselling record of the 1940s, and other recordings of the show have also been popular. The show has enjoyed many successful revivals and tours, spawning a 1958 film and television adaptations. The 2008 ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!