Caroline, or Change: Musical Info & Synopsis


Caroline, or Change tells the story of a Black woman named Caroline who works as a maid for a Jewish family. As the civil rights movement unfolds, Caroline finds herself caught between personal struggles and the changing world around her. The musical explores themes of race, class, and social change, all while delving into Caroline’s inner journey of self-discovery.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2003)

Cast Size: 16+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1960s / USA (Louisiana)

Creative Team

Music: Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics/Book: Tony Kushner

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2004)➝

Broadway Cast (2021)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2000s, Child Roles, DramaticFamily, Female Lead, Original, SoulSung-Through

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