Full Casting Announced for New Production of Carousel at London's Arcola Theatre

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07 May 2014

Full casting has been announced for Morphic Graffiti's new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel that will begin performances June 18 at London's Arcola Theatre, prior to an official opening June 23, for a run through July 19.

Luke Fredericks will direct a cast that will be led by Gemma Sutton as Julie Jordan and Tim Rogers as Billy Bigelow. Also in featured roles are Amanda Minihan as Nettie Fowler, Vicki Lee Taylor as Carrie Pipperidge, Joel Montague as Enoch Snow, Valerie Cutko as Mrs. Mullin, Richard Kent as Jigger Craigin, Paul Hutton as The Starkeeper, Susanna Porter as Louise and Michael Carolan as Enoch Snow Jr.

The cast also includes Joseph Connor, Katrina Dix, Anton Fosh and Charlotte Gale.

Sutton was recently seen in Blues In The Night at Hackney Empire and Drunk at the Bridewell Theatre. Other recent credits include Roxie Hart in Chicago at Leicester's Curve, Amber in the U.K. tour of Hairspray and covering the role of Elle Woods in Legally Blonde at the Savoy Theatre.

Rogers has appeared in the U.K. tour of Aspects of Love and Whistle Down the Wind at the Palace Theatre. He starred in the title roles of Jekyll and Hyde at the Union Theatre, also produced by Morphic Graffiti.

The production is choreographed by Lee Proud, with set and costume design by Stewart Charlesworth and lighting design by Catherine Webb. A new acoustic orchestration and musical arrangements are by Mark Cumberland, with musical supervision by Larry Blank and musical direction by Andrew Corcoran. Carousel is produced by Morphic Graffiti with creative consultancy by Kim Poster.

To book tickets, contact the box office on 020 7503 1646 or visit www.arcolatheatre.com.