Further casting announced for ‘CAROUSEL’ at the London Coliseum

Nicholas Lyndhurst (Star Keeper) joins the previously announced Alfie Boe (Billy Bigelow) and Katherine Jenkins (Julie Jordan) in Rodgers and HammersteinCarousel, the third production in the partnership between The GradeLinnit Company and English National Opera (ENO).

Further casting includes Brenda Edwards (Nettie Fowler), Derek Hagen (Jigger Craigin), Alex Young (Carrie Pipperidge), Gavin Spokes (Enoch Snow)Susan Kyd (Mrs Mullin), Martyn Ellis (Mr Bascombe) and Davide Fienauri (Carnival Boy).

When the charming Carousel Barker, Billy Bigelow falls in love with Julie Jordan, little do they realise that their relationship will end in tragedy. 

Fifteen years after getting caught up in an armed robbery and taking his own life, he gets a chance to return to earth and make amends.

 Discovering that his daughter Louise has grown into a lonely, troubled teenager, haunted by her father’s legacy, Billy vows to restore pride to his family in the musical voted by Time as the greatest of the 20th Century.

Lonny Price will direct the season of 41 performances at ENOLondon Coliseum.  Beginning on 7 April 2017, with an official opening night on 11 April 2017 at 7pm, the final performance in this strictly limited five week run takes place on 13 May 2017.  

ENO award winning 40 piece orchestra and chorus, conducted by David Charles Abell, will accompany the cast in this semi-staged production. 

Tickets for Carousel are £12 – £110, with over 100 available at £12 for every performance.  

Other parts will be played by Bruce Aguilar Rohan, Thomas Audibert, Will Barratt, Jay BryceDanielle CatoJacob Chapman, Nolan EdwardsAlexander EvansLizzi Franklin, Alice JaneTessa Kadler, Hannah Kenna Thomas, Jasmine LeungLeisha Mollyneaux, Rachel Muldoon, Saori OdaKane Oliver Parry, Daniel PerryAlastair Postlethwaite, Joseph PoultonVerity QuadeGenevieve Taylor, James TitchenerAdam VaughanMatthew Whennell-Clark and Anna Woodside.   

Carousel is presented by Michael Linnit and Michael Grade with English National Opera who have previously produced together the critically acclaimed seasons of Sweeney Todd with Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel and Sunset Boulevard with Glenn Close.

 The GradeLinnit Company are currently producing 42nd Street, to open March 2017 at The Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

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