BREAKING NEWS: Broadway powerhouse Lindsay Mendez (10th Anniversary “Elphaba” in Broadway’s WICKED The Musical and recently in Significant Other on Broadway) and Tony nominee John Douglas Thompson (recently in Broadway’s Jitney) have been tapped to join the cast of the upcoming revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel on Broadway.
Mendez will take on the role of the beloved millworker and BFF “Carrie Pipperidge” which was initially supposed to be played by her former Everyday Rapture co-star Betsy Wolfe (who dropped out due to a scheduling conflict).
Thompson will take on the role of the afterlife “Starkeeper”.
Mendez and Thompson will join an exciting all-star lineup in this new production of one of the most intense and romantic musicals ever written for the American Musical stage. This cast as previously announced will star…
Tony winner Jessie Mueller as “Julie Jordan”,
Tony nominee (and friend of NYBT’s founder and head tour guide Amada Anderson) Joshua Henry making Broadway history as the first African American actor to play iconic lead role of “Billy Bigelow”,
The Metropolitan Opera’s legendary star and Grammy winner Renée Fleming as “Nettie Fowler”,
Amar Ramasar as “Jigger”,
Brittany Pollack as “Louise”,
Acclaimed Broadway vocalist Alexander Gemignani as “Enoch Snow”
and Margaret Colin as “Mrs. Mullin”.
The new Broadway revival of Carousel will be coming to Broadway’s Imperial Theatre. Previews begin February 28th, 2018 and opening night set for April 12th, 2018.
Who is excited?!
This ought to be a real nice clambake! Talented Broadway veteran Lindsay Mendez has been cast in the role of Carrie Pipperidge and Tony …
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