Inside the Rehearsals of…Carousel, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

The revival of the musical is set to begin performances at the outdoor venue from the 31st July.

Credit: Johan Persson

Rehearsal images have been released for the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, directed by Timothy Sheader.

Playing at the theatre from the 31st July until the 25th September, the musical features memorable songs such as ‘If I Loved You’ and ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ and is based on Ferenc Molnar’s Play “Liliom” as adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer.

Credit: Johan Persson

The cast for this new revival of Carousel is set to include: Carly Bawden (Julie Jordan), Declan Bennett (Billy Bigelow), John Pfumojena (Enoch Snow), Joanna Riding (Nettie Fowler) and Natasha May Thomas (Louise Bigelow) are Brendan Charleson (Mr Bascombe), Jo Eaton-Kent (Mrs Mullin), Sam Mackay (Jigger Craigin), Ediz Mahmut (Young Enoch) and Christina Modestou (Carrie Pipperidge). The ensemble members are: Chanelle Anthony, Craig Armstrong, William Atkinson, Shay Barclay, Sarah Benbelaid, Madeline Charlemagne, Freya Field, Sebastian Goffin, Amie Hibbert, Tim Hodges, Lukas Hunt, Tessa Kadler, Lindsay McAllister, Matthew McKenna, Jack Mitchell, Charlotte Riby, Lisa Ritchie and Daisy West. 

Credit: Johan Persson

The creative team behind Carousel includes: Joanna Bowman (associate director), Lucy Casson (casting director), Tom Deering (musical supervisor and orchestrator), Mark Dickman (associate musical director), Annie May Fletcher* (sound associate), Barbara Houseman (season associate director/voice and text director),  Nick Lidster (sound designer), Simisola Majekodunmi* (lighting associate), Aideen Malone (lighting designer), Matthew Malone (Assistant Musical Director), Drew McOnie (choreographer), Ebony Molina (associate choreographer), Verity Naughton (children’s casting director), James Orange (casting director), Tom Scutt (set designer and co-costume designer), Jacob Sparrow (casting director) and Kate Waters (fight director).

Carousel will play at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre from the 31st July until the 25th September. To book tickets visit: Love, London Theatre Direct or Theatre Tickets Direct.

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