Caroline, or Change

Theatre
Name: Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater
Address: 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
Production Details
First performance date: October 29, 2003
Opening date: November 30, 2003
Closing date: February 1, 2004
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Awards
Nominated

2004 Lucille Lortel Nomination
Outstanding Costume Design, Paul Tazewell

2004 Drama Desk Nominations
1. Outstanding Musical
2. Outstanding Actress in a Musical, Tonya Pinkins
3. Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, Anika Noni Rose
4. Outstanding Director of a Musical, George C. Wolfe
5. Outstanding Book of a Musical, Tony Kushner

2004 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations
1. Outstanding Actress in a Musical, Tonya Pinkins
2. Outstanding Director of a Musical, George C. Wolfe
Won

2004 Lucille Lortel Awards
1. Outstanding Musical
2. Outstanding Lead Actress, Tonya Pinkins
3. Outstanding Featured Actress, Anika Noni Rose
4. Outstanding Choreographer, Hope Clarke

2003–2004 Obie Awards
1. Outstanding Performance, Tonya Pinkins
2. Special Citations, Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori

2004 Theatre World Award
Anika Noni Rose

2004 Clarence Derwent Award
Anika Noni Rose
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
The Public Theater Producer
George C. Wolfe Producer
Mara Manus Executive Director
Michael Hurst Managing Director
Peter DuBois Associate Producer
Steven Tabakin Associate Producer
  
Tony Kushner Book
Tony Kushner Lyricist
Jeanine Tesori Composer
  
George C. Wolfe Director
  
Hope Clarke Choreographer
  
Riccardo Hernandez Set Designer
Paul Tazewell Costume Designer
Peggy Eisenhauer Lighting Designer
Jules Fisher Lighting Designer
Jon Weston Sound Designer
Jeffrey Frank Hair Designer
  
Carol R. Fineman Press Representative
  
Rick Steiger Production Stage Manager
Lisa Dawn Cave Stage Manager
  
Linda Twine Conductor
Rick Bassett Orchestrations
Joseph Joubert Orchestrations
Buryl Red Orchestrations
Kimberly Grigsby Music Supervisor
Linda Twine Music Direction
Peter Donovan Bass
Anja Wood Cellist
Steve Bargonetti Guitar
John Clancy Percussion
Shane Shanahan Percussion
Ed Alstrom Piano
Paul Garment Reeds
Stephen Wisner Reeds
David Creswell Viola
Chris Cardona Violin
Antoine Silverman Violin
  
Heidi Griffiths Casting
Jordan Thaler Casting

Cast
Actor Role
Reathael Bean Grandpa Gellman
Harrison Chad Noah Gellman
Tracy Nicole Chapman The Radio
Chuck Cooper The Dryer/The Bus
David Costabile Stuart Gellman
Veanne Cox Rose Stopnick Gellman
Marcus Carl Franklin Joe Thibodeaux
Marva Hicks The Radio
Capathia Jenkins The Washing Machine
Larry Keith Mr. Stopnick
Ramona Keller The Radio
Adriane Lenox The Moon
Tonya Pinkins Caroline Thibodeaux
Alice Playten Grandma Gellman
Anika Noni Rose Emmie Thibodeaux
Kevin Ricardo Tate Jackie Thibodeaux
Chandra Wilson Dotty Moffett
Notes
This production transferred to Broadway. It opened on May 2, 2004 at the Eugene O'Neill, where it played 136 performances and closed on August 29, 2004. For more information regarding the Broadway production, please visit the Internet Broadway Database.