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Caroline, or Change

Overview

Don't miss Sharon D. Clarke in...

'a career-defining triumph'
Evening Standard

'the must-see performance of the year'
The Telegraph

'Sharon D. Clarke,...

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Running time: 2 hour 35 minutes (including interval)

Overview

Don't miss Sharon D. Clarke in...

'a career-defining triumph'
Evening Standard

'the must-see performance of the year'
The Telegraph

'Sharon D. Clarke,...

Read More

Running time: 2 hour 35 minutes (including interval)

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Playhouse Theatre,
Northumberland Avenue, ,WC2N 5DE

Caroline, or Change

Don't miss Sharon D. Clarke in...

'a career-defining triumph'
Evening Standard

'the must-see performance of the year'
The Telegraph

'Sharon D. Clarke, what a force, what a voice'
Time Out

Don’t miss the extraordinary and joyously original Caroline, Or Change, as the five-star, Olivier award-winning musical transfers to the West End this November following sell-out runs at the Chichester Festival and Hampstead Theatres.

Written by Tony Kushner, author of legendary play Angels in America, and with an exceptional, soaring score from Tony Award-winning Jeanine Tesori, Caroline, Or Change stars Sharon D. Clarke in an astonishing 'virtuoso performance. To watch her seems a privilege' (The Times).

Louisiana, 1963. Revolution is in the air, though not so much for Caroline, the poorly paid maid toiling endlessly in the sweltering basement of the Gellman household. It’s a fantastical, magical place amidst the piles of laundry and singing washing machines, especially for eight-year-old Noah Gellman who sneaks downstairs to see her whenever he can. Yet a simple gesture to leave more money in Caroline’s pocket is about to test who and how far the winds of change can ever really reach…

Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Musical, Caroline, Or Change is a playful, funny, and deeply moving tale set to a score that hits new heights of emotion, in a production that always delights with imagination. Directed by Michael Longhurst (Amadeus, Constellations), this vital and timely musical opens at the Playhouse Theatre from 20 November 2018 for a strictly limited season.

Please note, the role of Caroline will be played by Naana Agyei-Ampadu on the following dates: Monday 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th January, Monday 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th February, Monday 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th March and Monday 1st April

Caroline, or Change

There are no booking fees for this production.

However, all bookings made through ATG Tickets for this venue are subject to a £3.65 Transaction fee.

Caroline, or Change Access

Booking Information

Access Booking line: 0800 912 6971

Typetalk Number: 18001 0800 912 6971

Playhouse Theatre Visual Story: A visual resource to help prepare visitors for a new experience and to help them become familiar with new surroundings and what to expect. Please contact [email protected] (Josh Brown, Customer Experience Manager) if you would like a copy of the Visual Story.

Access Performances
  • Audio Description None scheduled
  • Sign Language Interpreted None scheduled
  • Captioned None scheduled
  • SUR Titles None scheduled
  • Relaxed Performances None scheduled
Venue Access Information

There are 3 steps in the foyer through the main doors - a ramp is available. The Box Office has a separate entrance to the right of the main doors. There are 4 steps to the Stalls, 28 steps to the Dress Circle and 82 steps to the Upper Circle. All staircases have handrails. There is hard flooring in the foyer for wheeled traffic. The Theatre opens 90 mins before the performance start time. The auditorium opens 30 mins before the performance start time.

Due to the unique and immersive nature of Fiddler on the Roof, it is best to call and discuss your requirements with the Access Line Team who can be reached on 0800 912 6971

If you are a wheelchair user, your carer/companion will be required to move your wheelchair up and down the ramps provided in the venue.

A ramp will be provided to cover the three steps in the venue’s Foyer in order to access the accessible toilet, as shown below:

If your wheelchair space is located in C23-24 Stalls you will be required to access the Stalls via an entrance in Craven Street. A team member will assist with this however your carer/companion will be expected to move the wheelchair over the platform provided when using this entrance/exit.

There are Bars in the Foyer, Basement, Dress Circle and Upper Circles.

Please contact The Playhouse directly for more information on accessible performances. The venue can be reached on 0207 925 7730.

The Theatre has a Sennheiser MobileConnect sound amplification system in place, please ask a member of staff upon arrival for more information.

Guide dogs are permitted in the auditorium at the end of a row in the stalls. Staff are happy to dog sit during the performance.

There is an access toilet in the foyer, adapted for wheelchair use. Non-adapted toilets are in the Basement Bar, Dress Circle, and Upper Circle.

Playhouse Theatre Information

Playhouse Theatre
  • If you're driving into the West End to see a show, take advantage of Q-Park's Theatreland Parking Scheme saving 50% off off-street car parking charges for up to 24 hours. To qualify, simply present your Q-Park car park ticket for validation at our box office and the car park machine will automatically charge you half price. Our nearest Q-Park car park is Chinatown and the next nearest is Trafalgar.
  • See the Access page for more information
  • Enjoy the Playhouse Theatre's beautiful bars
  • A cloakroom is available at this venue.
Playhouse Theatre

Northumberland Avenue


London
WC2N 5DE


Contact Information
Telephone Booking : 0844 871 7631

Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.

Groups Bookings : 020 7206 1174

Access Bookings : 0800 912 6971

Stage Door / Admin:* :

Security

ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority.  As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.

Playhouse Theatre Box Office Opening Hours

10am-7pm

Open until time of show at 8pm but stop advance bookings after 7pm

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