A Classic Musical EXTENDED TO SEPT 29!
Carousel has captivated audiences around the world with the powerful love story of an innocent young millworker and swaggering carousel barker. He meets a tragic end but is given one chance for redemption by delivering hope to the daughter he never knew and whispering words left unspoken to his wife. Featuring “If I Loved You,” “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” and “June is Busting Out All Over.” Experience one of the most celebrated musicals of all time!
Music by Richard Rodgers | Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II | Based on Ferenc Molnar's Play "Lilliom" | As adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer | Original Dances by Agnes de Mille | Scenic Design by Michael Schweikardt | Costume Design by Alejo Vietti | Lighting Design by John Lasiter | Sound design by Jay Hilton | Wig and Hair Design by Charles LaPointe | Music Direction by Michael O'Flaherty | Choreographed by Parker Esse | Directed by Rob Ruggiero
Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main Street
East Haddam, CT 06423
July 13-Sept 29, 2012
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August 2, 2012
Goodspeed Extends Summer!
- Audience Demand Prompts Extensions of both Carousel and The Bikinis -
- Overwhelming enthusiasm for both shows has the box office buzzing -
THE NEWS: Goodspeed Musicals, the first two time Tony Award-winning theatre in the country, announced today that due to popular demand both of their summer productions have been extended. Read More ...
July 30, 2012
DIRECTOR EXPLORES THE DAMAGED LOVERS AT THE HEART OF GOODSPEED'S 'CAROUSEL'
When Rob Ruggeiro's production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Carousel" opens this week at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, it will mark the culmination of a long-time dream of the Hartford-based director."The Goodspeed has become a real artistic home for me," the director explained one morning during a relaxed chat in...Read More
July 20, 2012
'Carousel': The Complexities Of Romance At Goodspeed
Love isn't easy, even when you're playing a famously romantic role in a Broadway musical. Ask the actors in the current Goodspeed Opera House production of "Carousel," one of the most heart-felt musical... Read More
July 17, 2012
'CAROUSEL' CHOREOGRAPHER TELLS A STORY WITH DANCE
Choreographer Parker Esse won much acclaim and a coveted Helen Hayes Award for his work on the "Oklahoma!" revival at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. Now, he's taking on another Rodgers and Hammerstein classic - "Carousel." Read more
July 10, 2012
GOODSPEED UNVEILS INTIMATE RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN 'CAROUSEL'
With its treatment of class conflict, domestic violence and life after death, "Carousel" sounds more like a Eugene O'Neill drama rather than a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. The show -- an audience favorite since... Read More