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Caroline, Or Change

A Musical

by Tony Kushner

  • 7 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Theatre Communications Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama texts: from c 1900 -,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Genres & Styles - Musicals,
  • Drama,
  • Plays,
  • Theater - Broadway & Musical Revue,
  • Drama / General,
  • General,
  • Librettos,
  • Musicals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8610227M
    ISBN 101559362480
    ISBN 109781559362481

      A thrilling revival of Caroline, or Change at the Playhouse Theatre, London Sharon D. Clarke is magnificent in the title role of Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori’s musical. The Musical Stage Company and Obsidian Theatre are reimagining their award-winning production of Caroline, Or Change, a musical about a black maid working for a Jewish family in Louisiana, set against the Kennedy assassination and the civil rights movement.. The show, now running at Toronto’s Winter Garden Theatre, is autobiographical, with book and lyrics by Author: Ruth Schweitzer.


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I'm not generally a fan of musicals, but Caroline, or Change is the very moving tale of an African-American woman struggling to provide for her family (by cleaning house for a white family) at the height of the civil rights movement/5. Caroline, Or Change is a musical that makes you think.

It's not a show that you leave feeling good about yourself. Tony Kushner's book concerns itself with Caroline, a Jewish family's black maid, and the way that she affects and is affected by her employers, the Gelmans -- primarily with Noah, their only child/5(10).

Caroline, Or Change is a musical that makes you think. It's not a show that you leave feeling good about yourself. Tony Kushner's book concerns itself with Caroline, a Jewish family's black maid, and the way that she affects and is affected by her employers, the Gelmans -- primarily with Noah, their only s: From the quarters in the bleach cup to the protests in the streets, change is coming for Caroline, whether she wants it or not.

Loosley inspired by remembrances of bookwriter and lyricist Tony Kushner’s own childhood as a young Jewish boy in Louisiana, Caroline, or Change is a breathtaking, original, through-sung musical that is both a glimpse at a moment in history and.

CAROLINE, OR CHANGE book and lyrics by Tony Kushner, music by Jeanine Tesori, directed by Robert McQueen (Acting Up Stage/Obsidian).At Berkeley Street Theatre (26 Berkeley).

Runs to February 12 Author: Jon Kaplan. Direct from London's West End, this new production of Tony Kushner (Angels in America) and Jeanine Tesori’s (Fun Home) musical follows Caroline, an African-American maid whose world of Louisiana ripples with change both large and small.

Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office. See Theatre Details for location and hours. Set against the tumultuous backdrop of the Kennedy assassination and the Civil Rights Movement, CAROLINE, OR CHANGE uses fantasy and reality to explore a story about ordinary people facing extraordinary change.

With a musical score that blends blues, soul, gospel, classical and traditional Jewish melodies, this ‘modern masterpiece’ is a timely story of change /5(). Caroline, or Change, directed by Michael Longhurst, starring Sharon D.

Clarke, premiered at the Chichester Festival Theatre in June Underwriting support for Caroline, or Change provided by Roundabout’s Musical Production Fund partners, Andrew Martin Weber and Elizabeth Armstrong.

Caroline, or Change benefits from Roundabout’s Musical. Loosely based on Kushner’s own memories of growing up in Louisiana, Caroline, or Change features a stunning score by Jeanine Tesori, combining spirituals, blues, Motown, classical, and Jewish klezmer and folk music.

Originally directed on Broadway by George. Wolfe. Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). Ben Brantley reviews Public Theater production of musical Caroline, or Change, book and lyrics by Tony Kushner, music by Jeanine Tesori, directed by George C Wolfe; Tonya Pinkins stars; photo (M).

Caroline, a black maid, and Noah, the son of the Jewish family she works for, struggle to find an identity for their friendship. Through their intimate story, this beautiful new musical portrays the changing rhythms of a nation.

Caroline, or Change The setting is small-town Louisiana, the time November And the theme is change - but this is a word that takes on many different meanings in Kushner's agile book. The Author: Michael Billington.

Caroline, or Change, produces a valuable theatrical experience that continues to thrill audiences the world over. It is a story that must be shared and will touch hearts.

It is a story that will open minds. It is a story that will change theatergoers for the better. Caroline, or Change Review - Broadway musical Musical reworked several times to be not so cold, if we may call it like that.

It had some difficulties, which it was able to overcome during the off-Broadway exhibition. Author of the ground-breaking Angels in America (recently revived at the National Theatre), Kushner’s book and lyrics for Caroline, or Change were inspired by his own boyhood.

The score is by Jeanine Tesori, whose musical Fun Home won the Tony Award for Best Original Score. CAROLINE OR CHANGE Book and Lyrics by Tony Kushner, Music by Jeanine Tesori. Saturday, Febru pm. Round House Theater (one-block from the Bethesda Metro Station) Tony Kushner, College ’ Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

“Caroline is a breakthrough—a story so grounded in the ordinary details of life that it almost seems to have discovered a new genre.” –Richard Zoglin, Time.

“Acute, smart and. “Kushner's libretto is artfully crafted, his ability to capture the nuances of his characters is unparalleled and in Caroline, Or Change he creates people who seem to have sprung fully formed from the pages of the script.” – hor: Tony Kushner.

Complete summary of Tony Kushner's Caroline, or Change. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Caroline, or Change. Caroline, or Change is. CAROLINE, OR CHANGE “FOR CHANGE COME FAST AND CHANGE COME SLOW, BUT EVERYTHING CHANGES ” 3 SUMMARY CHARCTER LIST & PLOT SUMMARY CHARACTER LIST Caroline Thibodeaux years old, the Gellman's maid Emmie Thibodeaux years old, Caroline's daughter, supportive of Dr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. Award-winning actress and theatre legend Sharon D.

Clark reprises her role as Caroline, after receiving critical acclaim in the show’s previous runs. Caroline, or Change runs at the Playhouse Theatre from 20 November to 9 February Riveting, moving and awe-inspiring, CAROLINE, OR CHANGE features a virtuosic score by Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Violet) and a breathtaking book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner (Angels in America), the music ranges from Motown to Klezmer, the storytelling from political to magical.

CAROLINE OR CHANGE Book and Lyrics by Tony Kushner Music by Jeanine Tesori Directed by Paul Daigneault Roberts Studio, BCA Calderwood Tremont St. Boston / () - Through June 3. Reviewed by Will Stackman. In some ways the musical "Caroline, or Change" is a perfect show to open the newly renovated Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe’s Gerri Aaron and the Aaron Family Foundation Theatre Building.

The Author: Jay Handelman. Caroline, or Change, produces a valuable theatrical experience that continues to thrill audiences the world over. It is a story that must be shared and will touch hearts. It is a story that will open minds. It is a story that will change theatergoers for the better.

Buy tickets to Caroline, or Change, read about the performances, and news about Caroline, or Change from Broadway Direct. CAROLINE, OR CHANGE runs approx 2 hours and is performed with one minute intermission. Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center – Spinning Tree’s new home – offers infrared hearing devices that can be used with or without hearing aids.

CAROLINE, OR CHANGE is rated PG for adult subject matter. Caroline, or Change Book and lyrics by Tony Kushner, Score by Jeanine Tesori Directed by Philip Fazio. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Caroline, or Change by Tony Kushner (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Book & Lyrics by Tony Kushner Music by Jeanine Tesori January 31 - Febru The Winter Garden, Yonge Street Tickets starting at $39 More: In response to the public health concerns with the COVID pandemic, Caroline, or Change has been postponed until Autumn Direct from a smash-hit run on London's West End, this new production of Tony Kushner (Angels in America) and Jeanine Tesori’s (Fun Home) explosive musical, Caroline, or Change, launches to “the titanic dimensions of greatness" (The New.

Caroline, or Change Cast List onthe most comprehensive source for Broadway Shows, Broadway Tickets and Broadway Information. Click here to buy Caroline, or Change. Get this from a library. Caroline, or Change: a musical.

[Jeanine Tesori; Tony Kushner] -- Louisiana, A nation reeling from the burgeoning Civil Rights Movement and the Kennedy assassination. Caroline, a black maid, and Noah, the son of.

Sharon D Clarke’s bravura performance in Caroline, or Change reaches London’s West End, tears flow at Goodnight Mister Tom, and a Robin Hood reboot hits the markAuthor: Clare Brennan.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents Caroline, or Change, the first show in our newly renovated theatre. The musical, with book and lyrics by Tony Kushner and music by Jeanine Tesori, is.

Tony Kushner’s “Caroline, or Change,” fromused the toppling to shed light on a key character’s frustrations. The subplot resonates powerfully : Michael Paulson. Caroline, or Change review: Morally charged examination of class, race and grief is nothing short of a triumph Reviewed by Henry Hitchings Tuesday 18 December /5.

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I first saw the extraordinary “Caroline, or Change” inwhen it premièred Off Broadway, at the Public Theatre. With a book and a libretto by Tony. Caroline, or Change is a through-composed musical which debuted Off-Broadway at the Public Theater in the fall of and transferred directly to Broadway in the spring ofstarring Tonya Pinkins in the titular role.

The tuner picked up six Tony Award nominations (including ‘Best Musical’) and its subsequent London premiere. Caroline, or Change Synopsis - Broadway musical Events take place in this musical induring the movement for the cessation of abolitionism, in the black state Louisiana.

We meet the main character named Caroline, who works as a housekeeper (mostly as a laundress) doing the rough work (laundry, ironing, drying) in certain middle-class. Meanwhile, Caroline or Change, a strongly autobiographical musical, for which Kushner wrote both lyrics and book, resonates with events that Author: John Nathan.

Book and lyrics by Tony Kushner. Music by Jeanine Tesori. Directed by Robert McQueen. In“Caroline, or Change” was the first major hit for the upstart Acting Up Stage Company.