Broadway Records today releases Caroline, or Change (The New Broadway Cast Recording), made in collaboration with Roundabout Theater Company under Broadway Records’ new label, Roundabout Records. The album retains the full score and is now available digitally. The CD is available at all major retailers today, January 14th. The double-disc set is available now on BroadwayRecords.com.
The new Broadway cast recording of Caroline, or Change is produced by Elliot Scheiner, Nigel Lilley, Jeanine Tesori and Van Dean and edited and mixed by Lawrence Manchester. Executive producers are Sydney Beers, Elizabeth Armstrong, Jim Kierstead/Broadway Factor and Richard Allen/Taran Gray. Associate producers are Gina Maria Leonetti, Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino, Walport Productions, Franklin Theatrical Group/John Wall and Mia Moravis.
Broadway Records President Van Dean said: “We are thrilled beyond words to be able to preserve this revealing new Broadway production of Caroline, or Change. With Broadway Records now part of the Cutting Edge Media Music family, This partnership with Roundabout Records is the first to be announced by this exciting combination with more exciting theater partnerships to be announced in the coming months.We are thrilled to join Roundabout Theater Company on the new brand, Roundabout Records.Caroline, or Change is the perfect first outing for this new adventure!”
“Producing Caroline, or Changing and Bringing its Star, Sharon D Clarke, to Broadway has been extraordinarily satisfying, especially in light of the struggles of the past two years,” said Todd Haimes, Artistic Director and CEO of Roundabout. “To be able to keep it forever – as our 25th cast album and the first recording for the Roundabout Records imprint with Broadway Records – means the world to everyone who worked so hard to get it here. looking forward to many more collaborations with Van and his team.”
Caroline, or Change features book and lyrics by Tony Kushner, music by Jeanine Tesori, direction by Michael Longhurst, choreography by Ann Yee, musical supervision by Nigel Lilley and musical direction by Joseph Joubert.
Caroline ou Change stars Sharon D Clarke (Caroline Thibodeaux), with Gabriel Amoroso (Noah Gellman), Alexander Bello (Jackie Thibodeaux), John Cariani (Stuart Gellman), Joy Hermalyn (Grandma Gellman), Arica Jackson (The Washing Machine) , Tamika Lawrence (Dotty Moffett), Caissie Levy (Rose Stopnick Gellman), Adam Makké (Noah Gellman), Kevin S. McAllister (The Dryer, The Bus), Harper Miles (Radio 3), N’Kenge (The Moon), Nya (Radio 2), Richard Alexander Phillips (Alternate for Jackie Thibodeaux and Joe Thibodeaux), Jayden Theophile (Joe Thibodeaux), Nasia Thomas (Radio 1), Jaden Myles Waldman (Noah Gellman), Samantha Williams (Emmie Thibodeaux), Stuart Zagnit (Grandpa Gellman) and Chip Zien (Mr. Stopnick).
Caroline, or Change played its last performance on January 9, 2022 at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street).
Caroline Thibodeaux is a black woman working as a housekeeper for a Jewish family in 1963 Louisiana as the civil rights movement transforms America. In her Olivier Award-winning performance, Sharon D Clarke brings this indelible heroine to “incandescent” life (Time Out London), in a production that launches into “the titanic dimensions of greatness” (The New York Times). From Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner and Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, this is the show that vibrates with the urgency and passion shaping the world today.
Caroline ou Change’s creative team includes Fly Davis (sets and costumes), Jack Knowles (lights), Paul Arditti (sound), Rick Bassett, Joseph Joubert and Buryl Red (orchestrations), Amanda Miller (hair and wigs) and Sarah Cimino (Makeup).