Poster CAROUSEL - May 1970
After the mill girl Julie Jordan marries that handsome carousel barker Billy Bigelow things turn sour for the couple. Billy cannot find a job and he and Julie are forced to live with their cousin Nettie. Billy has taken to using violence against her but Julie continues to love her husband.

In a desperate ploy for money Billy's friend Jigger Craigin convinces Billy to help him assault and rob David Bascombe, the mill owner. After this plan fails Billy kills himself instead of spending the rest of his life in prison. Fifteen years later Billy is allowed one more visit to Earth. He attempts to show his love for his daughter Louise and Julie.

Music by Richard Rodgers

Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

First performed on Broadway Apr 19th 1945 Carousel ran for 890 performances.

Billy Bigelow John Beckwith
Julie Jordan Marilyn Felix
Enoch Snow Geoff Gingell
Carrie Pipperidge Joan Rowe
Nettie Fowler Barbara Thwaites
Jigger Craigin Ron Catcheside
Arminy Sylvia Bayliss
Captain Len Packer
Louise Anne Blow
Starkeeper Peter Blow
Mrs Mullin Muriel Alford
Heavenly Friend Allan Smith
Policemen Bob Cartwright, Tony Willcocks
David Bascombe Bill Coulstock
Dr Seldon Jim Dyer
Dancers Sonia Atkinson, Jean Brown, Shirley Caldwell, Sandra Collins, Chris Jarvis, Chris Jones
Ladies of the Chorus Janice Allen, Audrey Blow, Josie Beckwith, Janice Carr, Hilda Coulstock, Marie Curtis, June Jones, Sarah Lovegrove, Rosemary Press, Betty Richards, Janet Smith, Betty Smith, Kay Terry, Queenie Walker, Midge Wallace
Gentlemen of the Chorus Peter Blow, Colin Blow, Bob Cartwright, Terry Evans, Charlie Gore, Chris Hogg, Rodney Holmes, Dennis Jones, Mike Moyce, Len Packer, Jerry Parkes, Don Stewart, Tony Willcocks, Mike Wilson.
Producer & Choreographer Audrey Pring
Musical Director Don Preskett
Wardrobe Kay Packer
Stage Director Alan Ferdinando
Sound and Lighting John Felix
Scenic Artists Alan Ferdinando, Vera Barrett
Stage Crew William Blow, Ken Salmon, Duncan McClellan, Tom Barrett, Steve Ebdon
Properties Edna McRae
Ticket Control Janet Smith
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