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Carousel Loses Cast Member Betsy Wolfe

Carousel Loses Cast Member Betsy Wolfe
Betsy Wolfe

Betsy Wolfe

Betsy Wolfe has departed the upcoming Broadway production of Carousel due to scheduling difficulties. Casting for the role of Carrie Pipperidge will be announced shortly.

Scott Rudin announced, “We wish Betsy well and are enormously disappointed she won’t be able to join the company at the Imperial.”

Betsy Wolfe replied, “I am so sad that I won’t be able to join this beautiful production due to scheduling conflicts this fall, and wish the team all the best moving forward.”

Three-time Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien will be at the helm starring Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller as Julie Jordan, Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry as Billy Bigelow, Renée Fleming in her Broadway musical debut as Nettie Fowler, Margaret Colin as Mrs. Mullens, Alexander Gemignani as Mr. Snow (his father is the musical director), as well as ABT stars Amar Ramasar as Jigger, and Brittany Pollock as Louise. Justin Peck will choreograph.

The ensemble of Carousel features Colin Anderson, Yesenia Ayala, Nicholas Belton, Colin Bradbury, Andrei Chagas, Leigh-Ann Esty, Laura Feig, David Michael Garry, Garett Hawe, Rosena M. Hill Jackson, Amy Justman, Jess LeProtto, Skye Mattox, Adriana Pierce, David Prottas, Craig Salstein, Ahmad Simmons, Antoine L. Smith, Corey John Snide, Erica Spyres, Ryan Steele, Sam Strasfeld, Ricky Ubeda, Scarlett Walker, Jacob Keith Watson, and William Youmans. Additional cast members will be announced shortly.

Carousel originally opened on Broadway at the Majestic Theatre on April 19, 1945, receiving rave reviews, winning Theatre World Awards for John Rait and Bambi Linn. It wasn’t eligible for a Tony as they did not start until 1947.

Carousel begins preview performances Wednesday, February 28, 2018, and officially opens on Thursday, April 12. Tickets go on sale, via Telecharge.com, Saturday, September 9, at 10:00 AM (EST).

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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