Carousel is the second musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The work was adapted from Ferenc Molnár's play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine coastline. Carousel is the second musical by the team of Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics). The work was adapted from Ferenc. Carousel is a American drama fantasy musical film based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical of the same name, which in turn was based on. Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel Billy Bigelow, a swaggering, carefree carnival barker, falls in love with and marries the sweet but naive Julie Jordan. A. When it was new, Carousel was a kind of corrective to Rodgers and Hammerstein's debut groundbreaking musical, Oklahoma! Hammerstein said that. Voted best musical of the 20th century by Time Magazine, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel features some of the most powerful music ever written for the. Rodgers and Hammerstein composed some of the most glorious music ever written for the stage in Carousel. This is a dazzling adaptation featuring all-star. Celebrated for our innovative approach to classic musicals, rediscover Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel. Featuring a score that includes 'If I Loved You'. It is no surprise that Carousel was Richard Rodgers' favourite of all his collaborations with Oscar Hammerstein. Carousel was Rodgers and Hammerstein's second collaboration, and was adapted from Ferenc Molnar's play Liliom. They transferred the Budapest setting of.