Carousel

5 - 12 Feb

by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Carousel

5 - 12 Feb

Music by Richard Rodgers
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Based on Ferenc Molnar’s Play “Liliom”
As adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer
Original Choreography by Agnes de Mille

Director Francesca Goodridge
Assistant Director Kieran McCarthy-Hoare
Assistant Musical Director Tim Jasper
Musical Director George Francis
Choreographer Lorena Randi
Set and Costumer Designer Rhyannon Richardson
Lighting Designer Peter Harrison
Sound Designer Russell Ditchfield

“Walk on with hope in your heart, and you’ll never walk alone”Carousel follows Julie Jordan and her romance with the fairground barker Billy Bigelow after their fateful meeting on the carousel. With events in their previously calm small town existence starting to spin out of control, Carousel pursues Julie and Billy through life, death, and beyond.

A bold, contemporary adaptation of the iconic ‘golden age’ musical, Carousel features songs including June Is Bustin’ Out All Over, If I Loved You and the incomparable You’ll Never Walk Alone.

This amateur production of CAROUSEL is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization. concordtheatricals.co.uk

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes including interval

We don’t want to give away any spoilers for shows, but understand that some content may cause distress for audiences. If there are certain themes or content that you would find particularly upsetting, we encourage you to contact us before viewing to find out more about the show – please email boxoffice@mountview.org.uk.

Carousel features depictions of violence (including domestic violence and suicide), drug use and scenes of a sexual nature.


Mountview require all audience members aged 18+ to show documentation of a negative Lateral Flow or PCR test – including those who are fully vaccinated.  The test must have been completed within 48hrs of the performance, and audience members will need to show an NHS email or text message to prove their negative result.

In accordance with Mountview’s audience COVID-safety measures, all audience members aged 11+ are required to wear a face covering inside the building, including the auditorium and foyer, unless an exemption applies. Visitors should log in via the NHS Test and Trace app upon entry to Mountview. View our COVID-19 Audience FAQs.

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Booking Info

Dates

This production is double cast
Sat 5 Feb, 7.30pm - Rodgers cast
Mon 7 Feb, 7.30pm - Hammerstein cast
Tue 8 Feb, 7pm - Rodgers cast
Wed 9 Feb, 2pm - Rodgers cast
Wed 9 Feb, 7pm - Hammerstein cast
Thu 10 Feb, 7pm - Hammerstein cast
Fri 11 Feb, 7pm - Rodgers cast
Sat 12 Feb, 2pm - Hammerstein cast

Please check the timing of your chosen performance carefully.

Venue

The Mack, Mountview, 120 Peckham Hill Street, London SE15 5JT

To Book

020 8881 2201

Industry Bookings

If you are an agent, casting director or industry colleague looking to view this production, please contact Neil Rutherford - neilrutherford@mountview.org.uk

Francesca Goodridge

Director

Francesca trained at LIPA and is the first recipient of the Carne Traineeship for Directors in Wales at Theatr Clwyd. She is the co-founder of The Far Away Plays.

Future projects include: Posh (LIPA), 26 Days (working title, Theatr Clwyd). Credits include: Once Upon A Christmas (co-directed, Theatr Clwyd), Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again and Philistines (LIPA), The Future (National Youth Theatre of Wales), The Crocodile (Cornerstone Theatre), Bark! The Musical (Edinburgh Fringe), Adam & Eve... and Steve (King’s Head Theatre) and Shout! The Musical (Royal Court, Liverpool).

George Francis

Musical Director

George is from Liverpool, UK. Music Director: Amélie (Watermill/tour/West End, Grammy/Olivier nominated), Fiddler on the Roof (Liverpool Everyman), Rep Season 2018 (Everyman), Wizard of Oz (Storyhouse), Miracle on 34th Street (Liverpool Playhouse), Everyman Christmas Cabaret 2021 (+director). As associate on tour: The Sound of Music, Priscilla, Blood Brothers, Flashdance. Keyboards: Joseph (tour), Katanas (Glastonbury/BBC 2013), Pretty Woman (Savoy, West End), The Book of Mormon (international tour), Beauty and the Beast (tour). George is Music Supervisor for upcoming Tim Firth’s Now is Good.

Lorena Randi

Choreographer

Lorena trained at the Royal Ballet and London Contemporary Dance School, going on to dance with companies including Michael Clark Company (1998-2006) before establishing herself as a choreographer.

Theatre/opera choreography includes: Once in a Lifetime (Young Vic), Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Théâtre du Châtelet (Paris/Houston Grand Opera/San Francisco Opera), Oceane (Deutsch Opera) and other opera houses across Europe. Collaborations include: artist Martin Creed, Work1020 (Europe/US/Kyoto), Sink – a piece for 24 synchronised swimmers, artist Janice Kerbel and a film with photographer Nick Knight and Maison Margiela. Video and live work with Adele, Will Young, Bulgari, Adidas and Nike.

Rhyannon Richardson

Set and Costume Designer

Rhyannon has been working in professional theatre for over 20 years, both as a set and costume designer and as a maker.

Much of her work has been with community groups, theatre in education and drama schools, but she has also designed for a wide range of both small and large scale productions and tours, including the Chester Mystery Plays.

She designs for events, festivals and theme parks, and works as a mural artist and illustrator.

She is also design facilitator here at Mountview.

Peter Harrison

Lighting Designer

Peter trained at RADA.

Lighting Design credits include Pink Mist (Bristol Old Vic), Macbeth (Stafford Festival Shakespeare), Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar (Guildford Shakespeare Company), Paul Bunyan (Welsh National Youth Opera), The Smeds and The Smoos (Tall Stories), In Nocentes and Home Turf (Sadler’s Wells), and Jean and Antonin (Gartnerplatz Theatre, Munich).

As an Associate Lighting Designer his work includes Betrayal (West End and Broadway), Collaborators, As You Like It (National Theatre), Made in Dagenham (Adelphi Theatre), and The Commitments (Palace Theatre, London).

Russell Ditchfield

Sound Designer

Russell is a sound designer and composer from Lancashire.

Credits include: Groan Ups (Vaudeville West End/UK tour), Going the Distance (Oxford Playhouse/Lawrence Batley/Duke’s Theatre), Home, I’m Darling (Bolton Octagon), Macbeth (Lawrence Batley Theatre), Merry Christmas Carol (Royal Court Liverpool), Parakeet (Edinburgh Festival), My Beautiful Black Dog (Bush Theatre), Fear and Misery of the Third Reich and Katzenmusik (Andrew Lloyd Webber Theatre), The Welkin (GSA). Russell’s compositions have been played on BBC Radio 1, 2 and 6music.