Lyttelton Theatre, National Theatre, London, 11 October 2006 – 4 January 2007
Louisiana, 1963, in the immediate aftermath of the Kennedy assassination. Caroline, a black maid to a southern Jewish family, is struggling to keep afloat both 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.
Director – George C. Wolfe
Choreographer – Hope Clarke
Set Designer – Riccardo Hernandez
Costume Designer – Paul Tazewell
Lighting Designers – Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer
Sound Designer – Mike Walker
Original and US Musical Supervisor – Kimberly Grigsby
UK Musical Supervisor – Martin Lowe
Associate Musical Director – Mark Etherington
Orchestrations – Rick Bassett, Joseph Joubert & Buryl Red
Cadac J-Type, Sennheiser SK 50 with EM 1046 radio mics, with Opus Audio speakers and amplifiers.
Evening Standard – Best New Musical
Olivier Award – Best New Musical