The production must close Oct. 26. E. Faye Butler plays Caroline. Previews began Sept. 11 toward a Sept. 20 opening. For tickets for the week-long extension dates, visit www.courttheatre.org or call (773) 7534472.
"The coins that eight-year-old Noah carelessly leaves behind in his pockets are more than just spare change to Caroline Thibodeax, an African American housekeeper working in a stifling basement laundry room in Louisiana in 1963," according to Court. "Blending blues, gospel, and traditional Jewish melodies in a breathtaking score, this deeply personal story from Pulitzer Prize-winner Tony Kushner (Angels in America) is drawn from the playwright's own childhood. The vast social change taking place in 1960s America is the perfect backdrop for a powerful story…"