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Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

A fresh, innovative take on Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel is being staged at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre this summer. Directed by Timothy Sheader and choreographed by Olivier Award-winner Drew McOnie, the musical features some of the most beloved songs in the musical theatre canon, including "You'll Never Walk Alone" and "If I Loved You".

Classic musical reimagined for modern audiences

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel, one of the most celebrated musicals of all time, is thrillingly reimagined in the unique surroundings of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre this summer.

The musical follows the tragic romance of the young millworker Julie Jordan and carnival worker Billy Bigelow. Despite his reputation as a serial womaniser, Billy decides to settle down with Julie and stays out of trouble, prior to learning that she is expecting her first child. Events quickly start to spiral as Billy is desperate to provide for his family. Carousel is a powerful story of love, passion and redemption.

Voted the best musical of the 20th century by TIME Magazine, Carousel continues to enjoy worldwide success with a recent Broadway incarnation winning multiple Tony Awards. The musical features iconic songs including "You'll Never Walk Alone", "If I Loved You" and the rousing finale of act one, "Soliloquy".

The Regent's Park Open Air Theatre production is directed by Timothy Sheader, with choreography by Drew McOnie. Carly Bawden plays Julie Jordan alongside Declan Bennett as Billy Bigelow. Further casting includes Joanna Riding as Nettie Fowler. Riding previously won an Olivier Award for her performance as Julie Jordan in the acclaimed 1992 production at the National Theatre.

Don't miss Carousel tickets to witness one of the most timeless musicals like you've never seen it before. Catch it at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre from 31st July.

Sorry this show closed 25 September 2021, we recommend these similar productions.

The Lion King
Les Miserables
Performance dates:
24 Sep 2021 - 25 Sep 2021
Running time:
2 hours and 50 minutes including an interval.
Age recommendation:
Best for age 11+. Under 4s not permitted.
Audience Notes:
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park has enhanced security and protective measures. This event has socially distancing seating, meaning seats can only be booked in spread out blocks. This is to ensure guests are spaced at a safe distance from each other during the performance.

Please note that the auditorium and stage are completely uncovered and shows in the main theatre repertoire may be cancelled or abandoned because of the weather. Tickets are non-refundable in the event of cancellation because of the weather but may be exchanged. Please be aware that all ticket purchases are non-exchangeable and non-refundable unless a show is cancelled for non-weather related reasons.

Carousel Reviews

93 Reviews
  • 5 Stars51%
  • 4 Stars29%
  • 3 Stars14%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Stars2%

User Reviews

Really enjoyed this show and thoroughly recommend it. Wonderful dance and superb acting and I loved the music. Two of the songs I’d never heard before and I absolutely fell in love with: ‘If I loved You’ and ‘June is Bustin Out All Over’. A third be Read more

Performance date: 14 August 2021

Enjoyed every minute! Know this show very well and it was exciting to see a new take on it. Setting the show ‘up North’ really worked for me. The Brass! Wow! Absolutely loved the arrangements- wish there was a cast album. Best version of the music I’ Read more

Performance date: 26 August 2021

A wonderful reinvention of an R&H classic. Outstanding choreography and brilliant orchestral arrangements to bring this show to a 2021 audience.

Performance date: 23 August 2021
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