"Caroline or Change" now booking to 5 Sep 2004
Tue 4 May 2004 "Caroline or Change" now booking to 5 Sep 2004 Caroline or Change extends five weeks, and is taking bookings to 5 Sep 2004 at Eugene O'Neill Theatre Caroline or Change opened on the 2 May 2004 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre. The musical originally ran at The Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival. The musical is written by playwright-librettist Tony Kushner, composer Jeanine Tesori and directed by George C. Wolfe with choreography by Gillian Lynne Caroline, or Change takes place in Louisiana in 1963, just before President Kennedy's assassination and during the Civil Rights movement. Caroline is the black maid of a Southern family, made up of a father, his new wife and the man's young son. The son's birth mother has recently died, and the stepmother is trying to establish a relationship with the child, who already has a close connection with Caroline. The title has a double meaning, referring to the myriad social changes swirling around the family and a family argument surrounding the spare change perpetually found in the boy's pants pockets.
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