by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
Join us in April 2015 for a new production at Lyric Opera!
Swaggering, carefree carnival barker, Billy Bigelow, captivates and marries the naive millworker, Julie Jordan. But all too soon, they fall on hard times and unbearable loss. Yet the power of love perseveres, as do the tuneful hits, in this masterpiece of American musical theater. You’ll hear “If I Loved You,” “June Is Bustin’ Out All Over,” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone” all set against the backdrop of an original new production from Lyric Opera, accompanied by the Lyric Chorus and Orchestra.
Music by Richard Rodgers. Book by Oscar Hammerstein II.
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
Based on the play Liliom by Ferenc Molnár.
As adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer.
New Lyric production generously made possible by The Negaunee Foundation, an Anonymous Donor, Robert S. and Susan E. Morrison, Mr. and Mrs. J. Christopher Reyes, Liz Stiffel, Mrs. Herbert A. Vance and Mr. and Mrs. William C. Vance, and Jim and Vicki Mills/Jon and Lois Mills.