Rodger and Hammerstein's Carousel
Evening Shows (Dinner served 6:30pm - Show 7pm) - March 4,10,11,17,18
Sunday Matinees (Lunch served 1:30pm - Show 2pm) - March 5,12
Vasco da Gama (Fenner) Hall, 15 Fenner Ave, Newport, RI
(doors open at 6pm (1pm matinees)
Swanhurst Chorus presents a Dinner Theatre production of Carousel by Rodgers & Hammerstein - A favorite musical for all ages starring the swaggering, carefree carnival barker, Billy Bigelow who falls in love with the sweet innocent Julie Jordan. Songs include "If I Loved You " and "You’ll Never Walk Alone". Admission to each production includes a full lunch or dinner and a cash bar is available.
Online and telephone ticket ordering will be available late January 2017 - Evening Shows are $37.50 and Matinees are $32.50 (with a Fri or Sunday $7.50 discount for children 12 and under) Ticket includes the meal and the show. Early Reservations are advised as shows do sell out!!
Music by Rodgers, Richard | Book by Oscar Hammerstein II | Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II | Based on the Play LILIOM by Ferenc Molnar | As adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer | Original Dances by Agnes de Mille. Performed by arrangement with R&H Theatricals, 229 West 28th St 11th Flr, New York, NY 10001 (212) 564-4000
Swanhurst Chorus holds the distinction of being Rhode Island’s longest continually performing choral ensemble, having just celebrated its 87th season. The Chorus ranks among the oldest organizations of its kind in New England and the country.
Some gems from Swanhurst’s history include, among others,
Puccini’s Messa di Gloria,
J.S. Bach’s Magnificat and Johannespassion,
The Mozart Requiem,
Horatio Parker’s Hora Novissima,
antiphonal works of the Gabrielli’s and Monteverdi, and
Copland’s Canticle of Freedom.
The Swanhurst Chorus Theater has also successfully offered 15 full scale Broadway productions in a Dinner Theater format - - these shows have become a fixture in the March calendar for Newport County with sell-outs every year.
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NEW SINGERS WELCOME! Swanhurst rehearsals are on Wednesdays 7pm at St Lucy's Church, Middletown, RI (opposite Staples). Please contact us if you’d like to be part of Rhode Island’s longest continually performing choral ensemble.