“…the most exciting, the most moving, simply the most.”
– National Post

Set in one of the most dramatic times in America’s history, 1963 Louisiana, Caroline, or Change is a provocative story of political change, social change, and pocket change. The Tony-nominated musical is riveting, moving, and awe-inspiring. The story follows a black maid working for a middle-class Jewish family. When a small amount of money goes missing, buried tensions threaten to rip two families – and the struggling Caroline – apart. Featuring a virtuosic score by Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home and Thoroughly Modern Millie), it blends blues, gospel, and traditional Jewish melodies, into a magical, show-stopping musical masterpiece loosely based on Tony Kushner’s (Angels in America) provocative and personal story. Directed by Bryan Conger.

Special Free Events: Make Your Theatre Experience Richer

Behind the Curtain: Sneak Peek TUES, May 2, 6:15 pm
Gain special access to Caroline, or Change when you join director Bryan Conger, designers, and cast for a look, behind the curtain, at the production process.

Pre-Show Converstaions May 17 & 18, 6:30-7:15pm*
CFRT welcomes the audience to join in pre-show conversations with community leaders and director Bryan Conger to highlight history, civil rights, and the community we live in today and how these play an important role in this production.
May 17: Rick Glazier, Executive Director, North Carolina Justice Center
May 18: To be announced
Post-Show Talk Back Sessions will be held on these evenings as well with director, artists, and audience members.

*This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. To find our more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.

What is this play rated? This musical deals heavily in themes of death, spirituality, and the Civil Rights movement. We recommend this play for ages 12+.

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