Carousel - the Barbican
Opera North perform Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel
Set on the New England coastline, Carousel is a story of true love, loss and feelings left unspoken. Following the ill-fated love affair between bad boy Billy Bigelow and trusting Julie Jordan, this classic musical is deeply touching and will capture your heart.
Featuring an outstanding cast including Katherine Manley, Sarah Tynan and Michael Todd Simpson, Carousel is directed by Jo Davies, with designs by Anthony Ward and choreography by Kim Brandstrup and Kay Shepherd. James Holmes conducts a large orchestra, in this new interpretation of Carousel.
Voted best musical of the 20th century by Time Magazine, Carousel features breathtaking dancing, and some of the most music moving music ever written for the stage, including If I Loved You, June is bustin’ out all over and You’ll Never Walk Alone
Opera North’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel
Conductor: James Holmes
Director: Jo Davies
Set and Costume Designer: Anthony Ward
Lighting Designer: Bruno Poet
Choreographer: Kay Shepherd
Choreographer (ballet): Kim Brandstrup
Video Designer: Andrzej Goulding