Giving the nation a new syncopation
“It is a gorgeous spectacle that nevertheless manages a look of simplicity. It packs enough entertainment value and hews closely enough to E.L. Doctorow’s novel to be the sort of show that will reach audiences from the same diverse social strata as its characters.” – CurtainUp
Book by Terrence McNally; Music by Stephen Flaherty; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Based on the novel Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow
June 2-6 and June 9-13, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
June 7 & 14, 2020 at 2 p.m.
Subscription Show #5
A deeply moving musical, Ragtime is a powerful story about immigrants and the fight for the American soul in the early twentieth century. Featuring a Tony Award-winning score and book, Ragtime follows three families in pursuit of the American dream. Based on one of the most successful novels of its era, E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime paints a portrait of the people who built this country with the hopes for a brighter tomorrow.
Recommended for ages 11+