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Music and Lyrics by Bob Merrill
Book by Michael Stewart
Based on Material by Helen Deutsch
Love makes the world go 'round!
Naïve orphan Lili happens upon a failing carnival troupe in the south of France and meets puppeteer Paul, a former ballet dancer and a war hero, now lame and unable to ever dance again. Paul forms a puppet act with Lili as the main attraction, and the carnival is changed forever!
Acclaimed for its simplicity and compassion, Carnival! is an endless parade of color, magic, and dance - and four special puppets sure to win your hearts and imaginations! Based on the 1953 film Lili, Carnival! boasts a charming Bob Merrill score, including the hit song “Love Makes The World Go Round,” which will lift your spirits long after the final bows.
Fall Intergenerational Production, ages 7 and up
CARNIVAL is presented by arrangement with Tams-Witmark.
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