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Caroline, or Change - 2004 - Broadway

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 the Gellmans, a Southern family, made up of a father, his new wife and the man's young son, Noah. 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.

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 25 minutes with one intermission

Eugene O'Neill Theatre

(New York, NY)
230 West 49th St. Seating Chart
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020
From Beautiful to Hamilton, stopping off at Motown, Broadway and the West End along the way, join  the Associate  Musical Director of Hamilton Chris Hatt and Hamilton star Sharon Rose for an evening of musical entertainment at Crazy Coqs, as they celebrate the chance to get out of the house 
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2020
On this day we're celebrating the birthday of Tony Award-winner Anika Noni Rose!
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2020
Oscar Isaac and Jake Gyllenhaal will take on the roles of Francis Ford Coppola and Robert Evans in 'Francis and The Godfather,' an upcoming film detailing the fight to make 'The Godfather' into a motion picture.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020
Yale School of Drama, the only graduate-level professional conservatory in the English-speaking world to offer training in every theatrical discipline, announces newly promoted and newly appointed faculty members, effective for the 2020-21 academic year.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020
Every Saturday at 5pm EST from October 3rd - October 31st the new thought-provoking series RED PILLING OF AMERICA, hosted by TV and Broadway Star Ciara Renée, will be discussing democracy, American politics and our current socio-economic climate through the lens of Tonya Pinkins' new socio-political horror film, RED PILL. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2020
Today's Theater Stories features the Eugene O'Neill Theatre! Learn about Neil Simon's special relationship with the theatre, the first Arthur Miller play to become a smash on Broadway, the history of Eugene O'Neill's plays and more.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020
Molière in the Park will present a live stream of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's biting satire THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES, directed by Molière in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020
Today (September 24) in live streaming: Meet the Next On Stage: Dance Edition Top 5, Paulo visits backstage Live, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020
This fall the French Institute Alliance Française, New York's premier French-language center, will continue to present a line-up of thought-provoking cross-cultural virtual events, featuring an array of world-renowned artists, writers, thinkers, and presenters from across film, live music, theater, performance, animated storytelling, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
Ahava Theatre Company will present Hello Gorgeous: Funny Folx in Concert, a virtual fundraiser for International Sanctuary. International Sanctuary is a nonprofit organization that empowers girls and women escaping human trafficking in growing community centers across the globe.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020
Boston Theater Company, the organization that produced Finish Line: A Documentary Play About the 2013 Boston Marathon, is excited to announce a one-time virtual preview performance of its newest work The Gay Agenda: A Documentary Play About the LGBTQ+ Community on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 8:00PM.
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Sep 18, 2020
FFew performers in the industry are on top of their game like Sharon D Clarke right now. After storming performances in Caroline, or Change and Blues in the Night in London, Clarke was in rehearsals for the former show on Broadway when COVID-19 hit. From the London Coliseum, she now begins a series of online cabarets, Tonight at the London Coliseum, with brio and passion.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
As part of Rubicon Theatre's continuing September Blitz of more than 30 events in 30 days, the company presents the world premiere of a new play written in this moment and for this moment by TAYLOR FAGINS -- A SONG.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
As part of Rubicon Theatrea??s continuing September Blitz of more than 30 events in 30 days, the company presents the world premiere of a new play written in this moment and for this moment by TAYLOR FAGINS -- A SONG. Helmed by by Rubicona??s new Associate Artistic Director CHRIS BUTLER, A SONG will be livestreamed for free on Saturday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 20 at 2:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
Professional Performance Prep (The Prep) is proud to announce Broadway Actress Caissie Levy will be continuing past the summer as part of their virtual programming through the remainder of the year.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
On September 18, we will see the release of She Is Risen: Volume II, the hotly awaited follow-up that brings together the extraordinary team that made the first volume a resounding success.
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
Deadline reports that Jake Gyllenhaal has joined the cast of 'The Guilty,' an upcoming thriller from director Antoine Fuqua.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
Classic Stage Company today announced its Fall 2020 season, in which it scales up two timely new CSC producing initiatives while New York City theaters must remain closed.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
Tony Award-winner Anika Noni Rose has signed on for a new dramedy series from Netflix. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2020
Today's top stories: Ben Brantley will step down from his position as chief theater critic for the New York Times, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020
Today, Baltimore Center Stage announced the dates for The Bridge Series, a new series of virtual gatherings from Baltimore Center Stage. The Bridge Series explores the interconnectedness of classic and contemporary theater through virtual play readings and conversations between artists and scholars. With discussions with leading theatermakers in Baltimore and around the country, Baltimore Center Stage will explore classic texts, reflect on the rich production history of BCS, and dive deeper into the elusive artistic process.  
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Love & Southern D!scomfort and Present Perfect. The live 45-minute presentation will also feature a conversation with the writers and creative team.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020
Syracuse Stage doubles down on the 2020/2021 season with two productions available online beginning next week.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
Broadway music director and conductor William Waldrop (Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Evita) and award-winning voice teacher and music director Peter Thoresen (faculty at Pace University, Peter Thoresen Vocal Studios, Musical Theatre College Auditions; students in Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Mean Girls & many more) will offer their 3 installment masterclass series Broadway Combos beginning October 13.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Cleveland Public Theatre's (CPT) Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan is proud to welcome Nicole Sumlin as the new Education Director. Nicole Sumlin's extraordinary artistry, demonstrated leadership, and array of experience from in-school programming, out-of-school arts programs, and community-based engagement, align with CPT's values and public commitment. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Broadway Sings for Biden, the concert-documentary center around voting activism, premieres tonight on our site at 7pm ET.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2020
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, October 24-25, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Broadway Sings for Biden, the concert-documentary centered around voting activism, premieres tomorrow, October 25, on our site at 7pm ET.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020
Molière in the Park's live stream of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES, directed by Molière in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien, premieres this Saturday, October 24 at 2pm EST and 7pm EST.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020
Andrew Barth Feldman will premiere 'My Halloween Friends,' a twenty-minute Halloween concert special at midnight on Saturday, October 31st.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020
Black Hair in the Big Leagues, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network has announced a new Broadway podcast which features black voices and experiences. Black Hair in the Big Leagues is hosted by Beautiful on Broadway's Salisha Thomas and will be available for weekly downloads beginning today, Thursday, October 22, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020
After sellout shows across September and October, Showqueen returns for the last time in 2020, with our most star-studded line-up yet.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
Classic Stage Company today announced a virtual Classic Conversation with Tony-winning actress and singer Anika Noni Rose (Broadway: Caroline, or Change; Off-Broadway: Carmen Jones at CSC; Film: The Princess and the Frog, Dreamgirls) on October 29.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
Today Patton Daye Slater Productions announced the forthcoming release of the haunting new single 'Liquid Courage,' a song from the upcoming musical theatre concept album Love & Southern D!scomfort. 'Liquid Courage' features music and lyrics by Bobby Daye, lyrics by Monica L. Patton, and vocals by Broadway veteran Ramona Keller.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Michael R. Jackson and actors Capathia Jenkins and Anthony Wayne discuss the role of the Black artist in this time of racial awakening, on this episode of 'THEATER: All the Moving Parts' on CUNY TV.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2020
The election is right around the corner, and Broadway is showing up to the party. Countless artists have already raised their voices to call for change and inspire people around to world to vote... and they aren't finished yet. Check out some of the most anticipated upcoming events that combine the Broadway stars you love with the most important issues on the moment.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
The concert-documentary, centered around voting activation, will be filmed live from the Kraine Theater in the East Village of NYC with COVID-compliance measures in place, socially distanced musicians, and no audience.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
For over 50 years, Milwaukee Rep has furthered the development of the next generations of American theater artists with their highly respected Emerging Professional Resident program. For the 2020/21 Reset Season they welcome seven EPRs in Acting, Directing & Education to gain valuable experience and to learn from experts in their respective fields.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
The League of Professional Theatre Women will bestow the 2020 LPTW Rachel Crothers Leadership Award to multi-award-winning actress, author, and activist, Tonya Pinkins. The award will be presented on Monday, December 7 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm on Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
Prize winning playwright Michael R. Jackson and actors Capathia Jenkins and Anthony Wayne discuss the role of the Black artist in this time of racial awakening, on this episode of 'THEATER: All the Moving Parts', premiering Friday, October 16 at 9:30PM on CUNY TV and streaming at THEATER: All the Moving Parts starting October 19th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020
The next generation of Broadway performers is ready to shine in The Broadway Potluck, a showcase of Broadway hopefuls set to premiere on Sunday, October 18 at 7pm (EDT) on the Broadway Cares YouTube channel.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020
Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) joins theatres across America this month in presenting Cheryl L. West's electrifying Fannie Lou Hamer: Speak on It!, a new play with music about the civil rights icon and voting rights leader.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2020
a?oeWhen Ia??m on stage - ita??s a party!a?? quipped Bette Midler.  So come join the  party as West End star and leading lady Sue Kelvin takes a roller-coaster ride through the Divine Bette Midlera??s fabulous career.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series each Wednesday evening at 7PM ET. Upcoming installments of the series include excerpts from the new musicals The King's Wife, Love and Southern D!scomfort, Shapeshifters: A Queer Comic Book Musical, Present Perfect and more.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
Kyle Taylor Parker is sharing his favorite songs with today's installment of top 10 tunes!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
Every Thursday at 3pm from September 10th - October 31st, Tony award-winning actress Tonya Pinkins and TV & Broadway star Ciara Renée will come together for exclusive, one-on-one conversations with new guest stars each week when Pinkins' puts a horror-fying lens on the upcoming election with her film RED PILL.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020
Stars in the House presented a gala and telethon with French Woods Festival of the Arts partnering with the Hancock-French Woods Arts Alliance this past Sunday, August 16th. The virtual Gala reached over 20,000 views throughout the Stars In The House network and raised $26,000 with 100% of the proceeds supporting the College Arts Scholarship Fund.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
The upcoming release of the e-book “Musical Misfires: Three Decades of Broadway Musical Heartbreak” by Mark A. Robinson and Thomas S. Hischak will be the first work to look in depth at musicals since 1989 that “misfired” on Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
'Singing Proud' at the Stanley Halls, an incredible evening of music showcasing black performers from London's West End!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
Regional Tony Award-winner Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces its 35th Anniversary Season with a dynamic line-up of artistic offeringsa?"both ina?'person and virtuala?"including plays written and inspired by Shakespeare, new musicals, a timely contemporary opera, and engaging digital content for audiences, students, and teachers.