Algonquin Arts presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Carousel” through May 21. Later said to be Rodgers’ favorite musical, “Carousel” is the haunting story of a carousel barker who finally finds love but doesn’t know how to deal with it. With well-known songs “If I Loved You,” “June Is Bustin’ Out All Over” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone” and featuring a cast of 37 actors and a 16-piece orchestra, this beloved show is sure to make your heart soar. Join Jesse and Dave in Manasquan to get the scoop from the cast about this classic musical by the sea.

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Jesse is a digital content producer living in New York. His work has been seen in Entertainment Weekly, People, The New York Times,, and 92nd Street Y. He is also the editor and founder of Stage Rush. Jesse is also a chicken fried steak connoisseur and loves a good roller coaster. | Dave Tavani is a freelance video story teller and photographer. In addition to contributing to Jersey Arts, Dave works mainly for nonprofit and arts organizations in the Philadelphia area. His recent clients include Visit Philadelphia, The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, McCarter Theatre Center, Philadelphia Magazine, The Food Trust, Association for Public Art, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and basset hound.