Carousel - November 2016

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CAROUSEL is a masterpiece of love, hope and forgiveness, set against the backdrop of a fishing village in Maine in 1878. It is summer: the carnival has come to town and the swaggering, carefree carnival barker Billy Bigelow has his pick of the local girls. But he falls for and marries shy millworker, Julie Jordan. Both out of work, and with a baby on the way, Billy is desperate for money. Tragedy follows and Julie must show strength and courage. Even so, the power of love perseveres. This Rodgers and Hammerstein classic features the immortal ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, ‘If I Loved You’ and the ebullient ‘June is Bustin’ Out All Over’.

Chris Kearney