Michael Longhurst

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Caroline, or Change

theatre
Writer Tony Kushner Starring
  • Sharon D. Clarke
  • Jennifer Saayeng
  • Ako Mitchell
  •  
    Chichester Festival Theatre/Hampstead Theatre/ The Playhouse

    Starring Sharon D. Clarke in the title role of this poignant and exuberant musical which tells the story of Caroline, a maid working in the basement of a wealthy family in Louisiana in 1963, and her relationship with the family’s 8-year-old son Noah. When Noah’s new step mother tries to teach Noah about the value of money, their relationship is forced to confront the wider social and racial tensions raging in 60s America.

    Reviews

    Caroline, Or Change review – Tony Kushner blasts 60s America wide open

    Michael Longhurst’s production has a miraculous fluidity



    Michael Billington
    The Guardian

    Caroline, Or Change review at Minerva Theatre, Chichester – ‘complex, joyful, exuberant’

    Complex yet big-hearted, joyfully exuberant but sharply political, it’s owned by Michael Longhurst’s brilliant multi-generational, multi-cultural cast.


    Bella Todd
    The Stage

    Exceptional revival of a powerful and innovative drama - Caroline, Or Change review

    Beautifully staged and impeccably performed, this is an exceptional show.


    Claire Allfree
    The Telegraph

    Caroline, or Change, theatre review: Sharon D. Clarke is magnificent

    A profound and powerful evening.


    FIONA MOUNTFORD
    Evening Standard

    Theatre: Caroline, or Change at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester

    Longhurst has created a playful and stylish atmosphere... pretty sensational. 

    Ann Treneman
    The Times

    Superb

    Sunday Times

    Mighty, moving and magical

    Georgina Brown
    Mail on Sunday

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