The new U.K. production of Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori’s musical Caroline, or Change, which begins performances May 6 at Chichester's Minerva Theatre prior to an official opening May 11, has announced full casting.
The previously announced Sharon D. Clarke, who plays Caroline Thibodeaux, will be joined by Keisha Amponsa Banson (The Radio), Me’sha Bryan (The Washing Machine), Angela Caesar (The Moon), 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), and Lauren Ward (Rose Stopnick Gellman).
Casting has also been announced for the revival of Alan Bennett’s Forty Years On, beginning performances April 21 in the main house Festival Theatre, prior to an official opening April 26. The previously announced Richard Wilson, who stars as the Headmaster, will be joined by Thomas Bird, Lucy Briers (Miss Nisbitt), Alan Cox (Franklin), Jenny Galloway (Matron), Michael Hamway, Joe Idris-Roberts, Danny Lee Wynter (Tempest), Michael Lin, Oliver Marshall, James McConville, Martin Sarreal, and Silas Wyatt-Barke. Over 50 local young people will also be part of the company.
To book tickets, contact the box office on 01243 781312 or visit cft.org.uk.