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Caroline, Or Change

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About the Show Less...

In 1963 Louisiana, both a black maid and the son of her employer struggle with their lot in the world. Read More >

In 1963 Louisiana, Caroline, a black maid to a Jewish family, struggles economically and emotionally. She is not the only one struggling, as the son of her employer tries to cope with the death of his mother. The intimate story explores big issues of race and human rights.

Caroline, Or Change originally opened at the Public Theater, New York in 2003 before transferring to Broadway in 2004. Original director George C Wolfe makes his National Theatre debut, taking control of this production.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 10/10/2006

Opening Night: 19/10/2006

Closing Night: 04/01/2007

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Cast & Creative


Valda Aviks, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Greg Bernstein, Angela M Caesar, Ronald Chabvuica, Nora Cole, Louis Ekoku, Anna Francolini, Kuan Frye, Richard Henders, Jamal Hope, Ramona Keller, Ian Lavender, Joy Malcolm, Hilton McRae, Perry Millward, Malinda Parris, Tonya Pinkins, Nataylia Roni, Clive Rowe, Jonny Weldon


Director - George C Wolfe

Producer - National Theatre

Choreographer - Hope Clarke

Lighting Designer - Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer

Set Designer - Riccardo Hernández

Lyrics By - Tony Kushner