Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Lakewood Cultural Center and Performance Now Theatre Company present Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Carousel"


Coming to Lakewood Cultural Center March 17 - April 2, t
he story of “Carousel” revolves around Billy Bigelow, a swaggering, carefree carnival barker who falls in love with and marries the sweet but na├»ve Julie Jordan. Their lives take a tragic turn, and Billy is given one chance to make things right. Richard Rodgers referred to “Carousel” as the favorite of his musicals with a score “more satisfying than any I’ve ever written.” “If I Loved You” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone” underpin this stunning tale of hope, redemption and the power of love.

 

Under the Director and Choreographer Kelly Van Oosbree and Music Director Heather Iris Holt, the cast includes Monica Slabach as Julie Jordan, Jeremy Rill as Billy Bigelow, Carolyn Lohr as Carrie Pipperidge, Lars Pierce as Enoch Snow, Liz Brooks as Nettie Fowler, Bill Diggle as Jigger Craigin, and Jennifer Burnett as Mrs. Mullin.