In-Conversation: Alana Hibbert Revisiting CAROLINE, OR CHANGE

Alana Hibbert is an accomplished, Dora Award-nominated actress and singer who’s appeared on many stages across Canada. She first portrayed the role of ‘Dotty Moffet’ (Caroline’s close friend who is also a maid) in the original Canadian production of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE back in 2012. This week she sits down with us to chat about what it’s like revisiting this show nearly 8 years after that ground-breaking production. 

Don’t miss the return of this multi-award-winning musical to the Toronto stage. CAROLINE, OR CHANGE will play the Winter Garden Theatre from January 30 – February 15, 2020.


Video Round-Up: The Music of Jeanine Tesori

With five Broadway musicals and five Tony Award nominations under her belt, Jeanine Tesori is among the most accomplished and revered musical theatre composers in history. As we prepare for our first public performances of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, we are taking a look back at some of Jeanine’s most iconic works from the musical theatre canon. 


The importance of revisiting CAROLINE, OR CHANGE in 2020

I’ve always felt that our musical productions are in dialogue with the world around them. A key part of programming is trying to figure out what musical has the most to say in the moment that we live in right now. Unfortunately, our world has no shortage of enormous challenges that can be unpacked through theatre. Climate change, inequity, the rise of hatred, the divisiveness in our political landscape – the list feels endless. More

Director Robert McQueen on Revisiting CAROLINE, OR CHANGE

This week we sit down with director Robert McQueen (FUN HOME, LIFE AFTER) to discuss what it means for him to revisit CAROLINE, OR CHANGE after having first directed its Canadian premiere in 2012.  Robert is an Artistic Associate at The Musical Stage Company and we are honoured to work with him as a director, dramaturg and collaborator.  

Don’t miss the multi-award-winning musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on stage January 30 – February 15, 2020, at Toronto’s historic Winter Garden Theatre.