Tamika Lawrence will play Dotty Moffett in the upcoming adaptation of Caroline, or Change. Tamika graduated from our BFA Musical Theatre program in 2010, has been a part of many awesome productions such as Come Away From Home, Gettin’ the Band Back Together, and Disney’s Hercules at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park as part of the Public Theater’s Public Works program.
Caroline, or Change features a score by Jeanine Tesori and a book and lyrics by Tony Kushner. The musical details the story of Caroline Thibodeaux, an African-American woman working as a maid for a white Jewish family in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement.
This revival of Caroline, or Change premiered at the Chichester Festival Theatre in the U.K. in 2017, followed by a West End run. The musical will begin previews on Broadway March 13, 2020, ahead of an April 7 opening night.