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Caroline, or Change free pdf Louisiana, 1963: A nation reeling from the burgeoning Civil Rights Movement and the Kennedy assassination. Caroline, a black maid, and Noah, the son of the Jewish family she works for, struggle to find an identity for their friendship. Through their intimate story, this beautiful new musical portrays the changing rhythms of a nation. Tony Kushner and composer Jeanine Tesori have created a story that addresses contemporary questions of culture, community, race and class through the lens and musical pulse of the 1960s.

About Tony Kushner

Tony Kushner's plays include "Angels in America"- "Hydriotaphia, or the Death of Dr. Brown"- "The Illusion," adapted from the play by Pierre Cornelle- "Slavs!"- "A Bright Room Called Day"- "Homebody/Kabul"-" Caroline, or Change," a musical with composer Jeanine Tesori- and "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures." He wrote the screenplays for Mike Nichols's film of "Angels in America" and for Steven Spielberg's "Munich" and "Lincoln." His books include" The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present- Brundibar," with illustrations by Maurice Sendak- and "Wrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict," co-edited with Alisa Solomon.Among many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, two Tony Awards, three Obie Awards, two Evening Standard Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, two Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. He lives in Manhattan with his husband, Mark Harris. Jeanine Tesori composed the scores for Tony Award-winning musicals "Thoroughly Modern Millie" and "Shrek the Musical" as well as "Violet" and "Caroline, or Change." She is the recipient of multiple Drama Desk and Obie Awards, and her film composition credits include" Nights in Rodanthe," "Winds of Change," "Show Business," and "Wrestling With Angels."

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Author : Tony Kushner
Publisher : Theatre Communications Group Inc.,U.S.
Data Published : 28 January 2005
ISBN : 1559362480
EAN : 9781559362481
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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