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"You'll Never Walk Alone"... Those reassuring words once again ring out on the Great White Way with the Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel, which features a starry cast headlined by two-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry, Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller, and opera sensation Renée Fleming.

Infused with brand new choreography by New York City Ballet's Justin Peck, the dance sequences range from dreamily graceful to strikingly masculine and have given new life to this timeless classic. In addition, the difficult theme of domestic abuse is sensitively addressed by director Jack O'Brien for the modern day audience and we are reminded how progressive Rodgers & Hammerstein actually were to shine a light on the topic in a Broadway musical way back in 1945.

This production boasts a beautifully crafted scenic design by Santo Loquasto that allows the audience to admire and be inspired to use their own imaginations in equal measures. He paints a picture of a bygone era that has a deliberately hazy atmosphere about it, as if being recalled from a distant memory. It blends with Rodgers & Hammerstein's sumptuous score to great effect and the production delivers an inescapable air of nostalgia as a result.

Longtime fans of Carousel will discover enough, in terms of a new interpretation, to warrant a re-visit, whilst first-timers will be rewarded with a lavish revival of one of the all time greats. So, walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart to the Imperial Theatre on Broadway.  

(Photos by Julieta Cervantes)

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Running time: 
2hrs 45mins (including 1 intermission)
Categories: 
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About Carousel:

Set in a New England mill town, Carousel tells the tragic tale of romance between carnival barker Billy Bigelow and factory-worker Julie Jordan.

By:
Music by Richard Rodgers, Book & Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Producer:
Scott Rudin and Roy Furman
Director:
Jack O'Brien
Lighting:
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer
Sound:
Scott Lehrer
Design:
Santo Loquasto
Choreography:
Justin Peck
Costume:
Ann Roth
Cast list:
Joshua Henry (as Billy Bigelow), Jessie Mueller (as Julie Jordan), Renée Fleming (as Nettie Fowler), Lindsay Mendez (as Carrie Pipperidge), Alexander Gemignani (as Enoch Snow), Margaret Colin (as Mrs. Mullins), Amar Ramasar (as Jigger), Brittany Pollack (as Louise), and John Douglas Thompson (as Starkeeper)
Other info:
Musical Supervision and Direction by Andy Einhorn, and Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Carousel Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
February 28, 2018
Opening date: 
April 12, 2018
Closes: 
September 16, 2018
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7pm
Wednesday2pm8pm
Thursday-7pm
Friday-8pm
Saturday2pm8pm
Sunday3pm-

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

Imperial Theatre

Address:
249 West 45th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue), New York, NY 10036
Nearest subway station:
42nd Street - Port Authority Bus Terminal Station

Latest Carousel News & Features

Interview with Carousel star Joshua Henry
June 1, 2018

Joshua Henry is a three-time Tony Award nominee, who earned rave reviews and is currently wowing audiences at the Imperial Theatre eight shows a week as Billy Bigelow in the Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel. Having started his Broadway career in the ensemble of In the Heights in 2008, over the last ten years, Mr. Henry has steadily established himself as a bona fide leading man and Broadway star.

Interview with Carousel star Jessie Mueller
May 14, 2018

Jessie Mueller is a Broadway favorite and a Tony Award winner to boot. She recently received her fourth Tony Award nomination (an incredible feat, especially with a résumé of just six Broadway credits). She is currently nominated for her performance in the leading (and iconic) role of Julie Jordan in the Broadway revival of Carousel at the Imperial Theatre - a role as coveted as it is complex in this day and age.

Jessie Mueller & Joshua Henry
NYTG at the Official Opening of Carousel on Broadway
April 13, 2018

There are moments in musical theatre history that have such a lasting impact that aficionados of the genre keep their memory alive for decades. Sometimes these moments are even immortalised on film. If, like me, you became fascinated with musical theatre a little later in life and only had YouTube clips and cast recordings to feed your curiosity, you may also have made a theatrical bucket list of all the shows and those iconic moments you missed out on. Thank the theatre gods that mainstream revivals have not gone out of fashion on the Great White Way or in London's West End...

Our Carousel Review

It’s only fitting that Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel is enjoying a revival on Broadway. After all, Carousel is the sophomore effort from the legendary team that literally invented the modern Broadway musical with their first collaboration Oklahoma! Although Carousel did not enjoy the initial commercial success of it’s predecessor, it played on Broadway for 890 performances, and in 1999... Read more