Grandstreet Theatre

Ragtime July 12-21, 2012


A powerful portrait of life in turn-of-the-century America with show-stopping songs and inspired performances!

 

Book by TERRENCE MCNALLY

Music by STEPHEN FLAHERTY

Lyrics by LYNN AHRENS

Based on the novel “Ragtime” by
E.L. Doctorow

Winner of 4 Tony Awards and 5 Drama Desk Awards, this musical adaptation of E.L. Doctorow’s novel Ragtime tells the story of three groups in America at the turn of the century. A Harlem musician, a matriarch of a white upper-class family in New Rochelle and a Latvian Jewish immigrant all hope for a better future in this era rich with historical figures such as Harry Houdini, J.P. Morgan, Henry Ford and Emma Goldman.

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