5 Facts About Caroline or Change The Broadway Musical


Caroline Or Change Broadway Revival Playbill

Caroline or Change is a musical about two families, a Black family headed by matriarch Caroline Thibodeaux, and the Jewish family in whose household she works as a maid, as it explores race relations and other issues during its 1960s setting. Featuring a stunning score this musical has run multiple times on both the West End and Broadway since it initially ran on Broadway in 2004.

Here are five facts about this modern classic musical.

1. Original Run

This show initially ran on Broadway in 2004 with a cast that included Tonya Pinkins, Anika Noni Rose, and Veanne Cox.

2. Revival

Caroline or Change Broadway Revival Set Studio 54

A Broadway revival of this musical ran in 2021 after being delayed by the COVID19 pandemic. It featured a cast of Broadway and West End legends including Sharon D Clarke, Cassie Levy, and John Cariani.

3. Best Musical

The original West End production of this musical won Best Musical its year at the Oliver Awards.

4. Tony Awards

The original production of this musical won one Tony Award, Best Featured Actress for Anika Noni Rose.

5. Inanimate Objects

Caroline or Change Broadway Revival Set Destroyed Confederate Statue

Several inanimate objects are portrayed as characters throughout the musical, including the Washing Machine, Dryer, Moon, Bus, and a Radio.

Caroline or Change at Studio 54 Broadway Musical Revival