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Heaven's Ballet: Inside Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel

  • Aired: 04/26/2013
  • 03:00
  • Expires: 04/26/2016
  • Rating: NR
At a critical moment in the story, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel takes us up to Heaven. This strange and indelible plot twist is brought to life in this production by the great John Cullum and by two of the New York City Ballet's rising stars, Tiler Peck and Robert Fairchild. The performers and musical director explore how and why this scene holds such lasting fascination.
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Heaven's Ballet: Inside Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel
Heaven's Ballet: Inside Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel
How this landmark musical introduces a bold ballet sequence by taking us to Heaven.
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