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Caroline, or Change

Category: Theater/Shows/Concerts

Start: Oct 27, 2017 7:30 PM

End: Oct 27, 2017 9:30 PM

Jefferson Performing Arts Society, 177 Sala Ave, Westwego, LA 70094, USA

Caroline, or Change
Book and Lyrics by Tony Kushner
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Produced in collaboration with the Loyola University Department of Theatre Arts
Set in 1963 Louisiana, a provocative story of political change, social change… and pocket change. In 1963, the Gellman family and their African-American maid, Caroline, live in sleepy Lake Charles, Louisiana. Caroline is drifting through life as a single mother of four working in a service job to a white family. A fragile, yet beautiful friendship develops between the young Gellman son, Noah, and Caroline. Noah’s stepmother, Rose, unable to give Caroline a raise, tells Caroline that she may keep the money that Noah leaves in his pockets. Caroline balks and refuses to take money from a child but her own children desperately need food, clothing and shoes. Outside of the laundry room, some of the greatest social advancements that the country has seen are being set in motion, and change is knocking on the door.

October 27 – November 5, 2017
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM
Sundays at 2:00 PM
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