Steven Pasquale is Billy Bigelow in Lyric Opera’s “Carousel”


He has crossed ‘The Bridges of Madison County” to ride the Carousel!

Broadway star Steven Pasquale joins the Spring production of Lyric Opera’s Carousel. The coveted role from the Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic has been taken, and Steven now has a challenging road ahead.

Lyric’s general director Anthony Freud was firm in his description of the iconic role, The role of Billy Bigelow is one of the most demanding in all of musical theater. We are so pleased that Steven Pasquale, an incredibly talented and versatile singing actor who has won acclaim on stage and screen, will be portraying this larger-than-life personality at Lyric. “

According to Lyric’s official press release, he and international opera talent Denyce Graves, who will portray Nettie Fowler, are the first ones cast in Carousel roles.

Beyond the theater, Steven was firefighter Sean Garrity in the FX hit TV series “Rescue Me”.

Click here to read the complete press release.

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