Ragtime

Book by
Terrence McNally

Music by
Stephen Flaherty

Lyrics by
Lynn Ahrens

Based on the novel Ragtime by
E. L. Doctorow 

Directed by
Tim Anderson

Music Directed by
Ryan Bergeron

Produced by
Jean Brennan

November 8–23, 2019

Broadview Heights Spotlights Cultural Arts Building


At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing... and anything is possible. Set in the volatile melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York, three distinctly American tales are woven together – that of a stifled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician – united by their courage, compassion and belief in the promise of the future. Together, they confront history's timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair... and what it means to live in America.

 

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