Caroline, Or Change Opens On Broadway

Photo Credit: Sharon D Clarke by Darren Bell

The Roundabout Theatre Company production of Caroline, Or Change features a Book & Lyrics by Tony Kushner, Music by Jeanine Tesori, Direction by Michael Longhurst, Choreography by Ann Yee, Musical Supervision by Nigel Lilley and, Musical Direction by Joseph Joubert.

Caroline, Or Change stars Sharon D Clarke as Caroline Thibodeaux, a Black woman working as a maid for a Jewish family in 1963 Louisiana, as the civil rights movement is transforming America. The rest of the cast includes Gabriel Amoroso (Noah Gellman), Alexander Bello (Jackie Thibodeaux), John Cariani (Stuart Gellman), Joy Hermalyn (Grandma Gellman), Aricka Jackson (The Washing Machine), Tamika Laurence (Dotty Moffett), Caissie Levy (Rose Stopnick Gellman), Kevin S. McAllister (The Dryer, The Bus), Harper Miles (Radio 3), N’Kenge (The Moon), Nya (Radio 2), Richard Alexander Phillip (Alternate for Jackie Thibodeaux and Joe Thibodeaux), Jayden Theophile (Joe Thibodeaux), Nasia Thomas (Radio 1), Jaden Myles Walman (Noah Gellman), Samantha Williams (Emmie Thibodeaux), Stuart Zagnit (Grandpa Gellman) and Chip Zien (Mr. Stopnick).

Caroline, Or Change is playing a limited engagement through January 9, 2022 at Studio 54, 254 West 54th Street in New York City.

In her Olivier Award-winning performance, Sharon D Clarke brings this indelible heroine to “incandescent” life (Time Out London), in a production that launches to “the titanic dimensions of greatness” (The New York Times).

The daughter of a seamstress and a carpenter, Clarke sees playing Caroline as “a chance to honor all maids, all women, all single mothers, all Black women trying to make their way through this life.”

The Caroline, Or Change creative team includes Fly Davis (Sets & Costumes), Jack Knowles (Lights), Paul Arditti (Sound), Rick Bassett, Joseph Joubert & Buryl Red (Orchestrations), Amanda Miller (Hair & Wigs), and Sarah Cimino (Make-up).

Tickets for Caroline, Or Change are available by calling 212-719-1300, online at roundabouttheatre.org, in person at a Roundabout box office; or by visiting StubHub, the Premier Secondary Ticketing Partner of Roundabout. Ticket prices range from $59 -$159. For groups of 10 or more please call 212-719-9393 x 365 or email groupsales@roundabouttheatre.org.

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