Louisiana, 1963, in the immediate aftermath of the Kennedy assassination. Caroline, a black maid to a southern Jewish family, is struggling to keep afloat emotionally and economically, while the young son of her employer tries to make sense of the world following the death of his mother. A musical exploration of human relationships, love, loss and social transformation.Performers Sharon D Clarke (Caroline Thibodeaux), Keisha Amponsa Banson (The Radio), Me'sha Bryan (The Washing Machine), Angela Caesar (The Moor), Alex Gaumond (Stuart Gellman), Nicola Hughes (Dotty Moffett), Teddy Kempner (Mr Stopnick), Beverley Klein (Grandma Gellman), Ako Mitchell (The Dryer/The Bus), Abiona Omonua (Emmie Thibodeaux), Gloria Onitiri (The Radio), Vincent Pirillo (Grandpa Gellman), Jennifer Saayeng (The Radio), Lauren Ward (Rose Stopnick Gellman).
Book by Tony Kushner. Lyrics Tony Kushner. Music Jeanine Tesori. Producer Chichester Festival Theatre. Director Michael Longhurst. Design Fly Davis. Choreographer Ann Yee. Musical Director Nigel Lilley. Lighting Jack Knowles. Sound Paul Arditti. Director Charlotte Sutton (casting director).