Cast Joining Sharon D Clarke Announced For Caroline Or Change

Final casting has been announced for Hamsptead Theatre’s upcoming production of Caroline Or Change.

Caroline or Change at Hampstead Theatre

Sharon D Clarke in Caroline Or Change. Photo: Marc Brenner

Following a critically acclaimed sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre last Summer, Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori’s musical Caroline Or Change comes to Hamsptead Theatre from 12 March – 21 April 2018.

1963. In quiet Lake Charles, Louisiana, the destruction of a Confederate statue might just signal that change is in the air… But, whatever the progress of the civil rights movement, in the Gellman household things seem just the same – for now at least. Eight year old Noah, heartbroken by the death of his mother and his father’s remarriage, sneaks down to the basement to spend time with the black maid he idolises, Caroline Thibodeaux: Caroline who runs everything. Whilst the basement may seem a fantastical place – even the appliances have a voice of their own – Caroline’s work there is repetitive and badly paid. But when Mrs Gellman comes up with a way for her to take a little more money home, the consequences for Caroline and Noah’s relationship are not what anybody might have expected…

Caroline or Change cast Hampstead TheatreSharon D Clarke will reprise her role as Caroline Thibodeaux in the eagerly awaited transfer that is to be directed by Michael Longhurst.

Sharon will be joined by Sharon D. Clarke will be joined by Naana Agyei-Ampuda, Alastair Brookshaw, Angela Caesar, Me’sha Bryan, Sue Kelvin, Teddy Kempner, Ako Mitchell, Abiona Omonua, Vincent Pirillo, Carole Stennett, Sharon Rose, Lauren Ward, T’Shan Williams.

Caroline or Change will feature designs by Fly Davis, choreography by Ann Yee, musical direction by Nigel Lilley, lighting by Jack Knowles, sound by Paul Arditti, casting by Charlotte Sutton CDG and children’s casting by Debbie O’Brien.



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