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Carousel - 1945 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on Liliom by Ferenc Molnár


From a translation by Benjamin F. Glazer

Join us in July for one of Rogers and Hammerstein’s most cherished musicals,

Carousel. With classic songs such as “If I Loved You”, “June Is Bustin’ Out All Over” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, this story touches upon life, love, and family. Brilliant sets, costumes, and an unbeatable cast complement this celebrated Broadway score. Under the stars, come rain or shine, Carousel will be an experience you won’t soon forget.

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Carousel Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Carousel have their been?
Carousel has had 23 productions including Broadway which opened in 1945, Broadway which opened in 1945, Broadway which opened in 1949, Broadway which opened in 1949, West End which opened in 1950, Broadway which opened in 1954, Broadway which opened in 1954, Broadway which opened in 1957, Broadway which opened in 1957, Broadway which opened in 1965, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1985, West End which opened in 1992, Broadway which opened in 1994, Broadway which opened in 1994, US Tour which opened in 1996, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2001, Off-Broadway which opened in 2002, London Fringe which opened in 2002, West End which opened in 2008, Los Angeles which opened in 2010, Chicago which opened in 2015, West End which opened in 2017 and Broadway which opened in 2018.

What other awards has Carousel been nominated for?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Charles LangPerformance (Theatre World Awards) for Bambi Linn and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for John Raitt.

What other awards has Carousel won?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Charles Lang Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Bambi Linn and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for John Raitt.

What productions of Carousel have their been?
Carousel has had 23 productions including Broadway which opened in 1945, Broadway which opened in 1945, Broadway which opened in 1949, Broadway which opened in 1949, West End which opened in 1950, Broadway which opened in 1954, Broadway which opened in 1954, Broadway which opened in 1957, Broadway which opened in 1957, Broadway which opened in 1965, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1985, West End which opened in 1992, Broadway which opened in 1994, Broadway which opened in 1994, US Tour which opened in 1996, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2001, Off-Broadway which opened in 2002, London Fringe which opened in 2002, West End which opened in 2008, Los Angeles which opened in 2010, Chicago which opened in 2015, West End which opened in 2017 and Broadway which opened in 2018.

What awards has Carousel been nominated for?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Charles LangPerformance (Theatre World Awards) for Bambi Linn and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for John Raitt.

What awards has Carousel won?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Charles Lang Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Bambi Linn and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for John Raitt.

What songs are in Carousel and what's the order?
Waltz Suite: Carousel
You're a Queer One, Julie Jordan
When I Marry Mister Snow
If I Loved You
June Is Bustin' Out All Over
June Dance
When the Children Are Asleep
Blow High, Blow Low
Hornpipe Dance
Soliloquy
This Was a Real Nice Clambake
Geraniums in the Winder
There's Nothin' So Bad for a Woman
What's the Use of Wond'rin'
You'll Never Walk Alone
The Highest Judge of All
Ballet

What is the order of songs in Carousel and what's the order?
Waltz Suite: Carousel
You're a Queer One, Julie Jordan
When I Marry Mister Snow
If I Loved You
June Is Bustin' Out All Over
June Dance
When the Children Are Asleep
Blow High, Blow Low
Hornpipe Dance
Soliloquy
This Was a Real Nice Clambake
Geraniums in the Winder
There's Nothin' So Bad for a Woman
What's the Use of Wond'rin'
You'll Never Walk Alone
The Highest Judge of All
Ballet

What productions of Carousel have there been?
Carousel has had 23 productions including Broadway which opened in 1945, Broadway which opened in 1945, Broadway which opened in 1949, Broadway which opened in 1949, West End which opened in 1950, Broadway which opened in 1954, Broadway which opened in 1954, Broadway which opened in 1957, Broadway which opened in 1957, Broadway which opened in 1965, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1985, West End which opened in 1992, Broadway which opened in 1994, Broadway which opened in 1994, US Tour which opened in 1996, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2001, Off-Broadway which opened in 2002, London Fringe which opened in 2002, West End which opened in 2008, Los Angeles which opened in 2010, Chicago which opened in 2015, West End which opened in 2017 and Broadway which opened in 2018.