Setting: the New England Coast

Posted Posted in "Carousel" Insights

When Rodgers and Hammerstein started to adapt the play “Liliom” into the musical “Carousel,” one of the first things they did was change the setting. “Liliom,” written by Hungarian playwright Ferenc Molnár, was set in Budapest, but R&H wanted to find a setting that both they — and their American audience — could connect with.

Deseret News: Utah Repertory Theater to stage ‘Bellhop’

Posted Posted in "What the Bellhop Saw" In the News Utah Repertory Theater Company announces its production of the farce “What the Bellhop Saw” May 31-June 15 at the Historic Murray Theater. Performances will be Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee at 2 p.m. on June 15. “ ’What the Bellhop Saw’ was written for pure enjoyment,” director Chase Ramsey said […]