Carousel Cast & Crew created delectable treats for very special Charity Bake Sale in celebration of Julia Child
's 100th Birthday at the Goodspeed Opera House
in East Haddam, Connecticut. Over $700 were collected for Broadway Cares. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the photos below from the special event.
Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised over $195 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. BC/EFA also awards annual grants to more than 400 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide.
Julia Child was a world-renowned, much celebrated TV chef and author born on August 15, 1912 in Pasadena, California. Her numerous cookbooks including Mastering the Art of French Cooking, which was considered groundbreaking, have inspired amateur and professional chefs the world over.
Carousel has captivated audiences around the world with the powerful love story of an innocent young millworker and swaggering carousel barker. He meets a tragic end but is given one chance for redemption by delivering hope to the daughter he never knew and whispering words left unspoken to his wife. Featuring "If I Loved You," "You'll Never Walk Alone," and "June is Busting Out All Over." Experience one of the most celebrated musicals of all time!
Carousel features Music by Richard Rodgers and Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based on Ferenc Molnár's play Liliom as adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer.
Carousel has been extended through September 29 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Please visit www.goodspeed.org for details and availability.
Carousel is produced for Goodspeed Musicals by Michael P. Price.
Julia Child's Cake Bake