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Carousel Announces Its Final Spin Around Broadway

The Rodgers and Hammerstein revival will close this September.

Jessie Mueller and Joshua Henry as Julie Jordan and Billy Bigelow in the 2018 Broadway revival of Carousel.
Jessie Mueller as Julie Jordan, and Joshua Henry as Billy Bigelow in the 2018 Broadway revival of Carousel.
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It was announced earlier this evening that the Broadway revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel will play its final performance at the Imperial Theatre on September 16. Preview performances began on February 28 in advance of an official April 12 opening.

Directed by Jack O'Brien and choreographed by 2018 Tony Award winner Justin Peck, the cast is led by Tony nominee Joshua Henry as Billy Bigelow, Tony winner Jessie Mueller as Julie Jordan, and Tony nominee Renée Fleming, in her first appearance in a Broadway musical, as Nettie Fowler. They are joined by 2018 Tony Award winner Lindsay Mendez as Carrie Pipperidge, Tony nominee Alexander Gemignani as Enoch Snow, Margaret Colin as Mrs. Mullin, John Douglas Thompson as the Starkeeper, Amar Ramasar as Jigger, and Brittany Pollack as Louise.

Rounding out the ensemble are Colin Anderson, Yesenia Ayala, Nicholas Belton, Colin Bradbury, Andrei Chagas, Derrick Davis, Leigh-Ann Esty, Laura Feig, David Michael Garry, Rosena M. Hill Jackson, Amy Justman, Cory Lingner, Skye Mattox, Matt Meigs, Kelly McCormick, Anna Noble, Adriana Pierce, Rebecca Pitcher, David Prottas, Craig Salstein, Ahmad Simmons, Corey John Snide, Erica Spyres, Ryan Steele, Sam Strasfeld, Halli Toland, Ricky Ubeda, Scarlett Walker, Jacob Keith Watson, and William Youmans.

The creative team features four-time Tony Award winner Santo Loquasto (scenic design), Tony and Academy Award winner Ann Roth (costume design), five-time Tony Award winner Brian MacDevitt (lighting design), Tony Award winner Scott Lehrer (sound design), Tony, Grammy, Emmy, and Academy Award winner Jonathan Tunick (orchestrations), and Andy Einhorn (musical supervision, direction, and vocal arrangements).