Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'Carousel' On Broadway Opens Tonight At Imperial Theater

April 12, 2018 - 1:40 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'Carousel' on Broadway opens tonight at the Imperial Theater.  

The revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'Carousel' on Broadway opens tonight at the Imperial Theater.  

It stars Joshua Henry as carnival barker Billy Bigelow, Jessie Mueller as Julie Jordan and opera star Renee Fleming, in her Broadway debut, as Nettie Fowler.

Carousel is the second musical by the team of R&H. The 1945 work was adapted from Ferenc Molnár's 1909 play Liliom, moving the Budapest setting to the Maine coastline. 

Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae appeared in the 1956 film.