B'way's 'Caroline' hopes to cash in on Rich's rave

Hofler, Robert
December 2003
Daily Variety;12/5/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 44, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the response of theater critics to the Broadway theatrical production "Caroline, or Change," by playwrights Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori in New York City. Prevalence of positive criticism to the show; Overview on the show's storyline; Duration of the show.


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