Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Carousel' from the Lyric Opera of Chicago
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Join us Saturday at 1 pm for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel, featuring some of the most beloved songs in musical theater, but staged with the full resources of an opera house.
Steven Pasquale, star of Broadway and television's "The Good Wife" plays the swaggering, carefree carnival barker, Billy Bigelow. He captivates and marries the naive millworker, Julie Jordan, played by two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes.
Denyce Graves, known for her fiery interpretations of the title role in Bizet's Carmen, takes on her first full-length musical theater role as Nettie Fowler.
Billy Bigelow: Steven Pasquale
Julie Jordan: Laura Osnes
Carrie Pipperidge: Jenn Gambatese
Enoch Snow: Matthew Hydzik
Nettie Fowler: Denyce Graves
Jigger Craigin: Jarrod Emick
Mrs. Mullin: Charlotte d’Amboise
Starkeeper: Tony Roberts
David Bascomb: David Lively
Louise: Abigail Simon
Director/Choreographer: Rob Ashford
Conductor: David Chase