By Adam Hetrick
29 Jan 2013
|Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN|
Performances will run Feb. 27-March 2 under the direction of Tony Award winner John Rando (Urinetown, A Christmas Story). Rob Fisher (Encores!, Anything Goes) will conduct the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.
The staging will be broadcast on "Live from Lincoln Center" April 26 at 9 PM ET on PBS.
Hensley (Young Frankenstein, Oklahoma!) will portray Jigger Craigin, with Tony Award nominee Mueller (Drood, Into the Woods, On a Clear Day) as Carrie Pipperidge, Danieley (Candide, Next to Normal, Curtains) as Enoch Snow, Burton (The Heiress, Spring Awakening) as Mrs. Mullin and Cullum (The Scottsboro Boys, Shenandoah) as the Starkeeper/Dr. Seldon. (Danieley replaces the previously announced Alexander Gemignani.)
Warren Carlyle (Chaplin, Follies), who recently collaborated with Rando on A Christmas Story, will choreograph the concert staging.
Carousel has music by Richard Rodgers with a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based on the play Liliom by Ferenc Molnar. The classic features such songs as "If I Loved You," "June Is Bustin' Out All Over," "What's the Use of Wondrin'?," "You'll Never Walk Alone," "Mr. Snow" and "Soliloquy."
For tickets, priced $65, visit nyphil.org or phone (212) 875-5656.