Photo Flash: On the Red Carpet of Opening Night of CAROUSEL at London Coliseum

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel officially opened at the London Coliseum last night, 11 April 2017, and will continue its strictly limited five week run to 13 May 2017. Check out photos from opening night below!

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, Billy gets the chance to redeem his past and restore pride to his family.

The cast comprises Katherine Jenkins (Julie Jordan), Alfie Boe (Billy Bigelow), Nicholas Lyndhurst (Star Keeper), Derek Hagen(Jigger Craigin), Alex Young (Carrie Pipperidge), Brenda Edwards (Nettie Fowler), Gavin Spokes (Enoch Snow), Susan Kyd (Mrs Mullin), Amy Everett (Louise), Davide Fienauri (Carnival Boy) and Martyn Ellis (Mr Bascombe) with Bruce Aguilar Rohan, Thomas Audibert, Will Barratt, Jay Bryce, Danielle Cato, Jacob Chapman, Nolan Edwards, Alexander Evans, Lizzi Franklin, Alice Jane, Tessa Kadler, Hannah Kenna Thomas, Jasmine Leung, Molly Lynch, Leisha Mollyneaux, Rachel Muldoon, Saori Oda,Kane Oliver Parry, Daniel Perry, Alastair Postlethwaite, Joseph Poulton, Verity Quade, Genevieve Taylor, James Titchener,Adam Vaughan, Matthew Whennell-Clark and Anna Woodside.

Carousel is directed by Lonny Price and 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. ENO award winning 40-piece orchestra and chorus, conducted by David Charles Abell, will accompany the cast in this semi-staged version.

For more information, visit www.eno.org.

Photo credit: Craig Sugden

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