Little Radical Theatrics Presents

Ragtime The Musical

August 2–4, 2024 | Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater | 7:30 p.m. & 2 p.m.

Ragtime The Musical

August 2–4, 2024 | Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater | 7:30 p.m. & 2 p.m.

Little Radical Theatrics presents its 15th Anniversary production of the hit Broadway musical Ragtime! “A triumph for the stage,” according to Time Magazine, this sweeping musical portrait of early 20th century America tells the story of three families in the pursuit of the American Dream. An award-winning creative team brought E.L. Doctorow’s distinguished novel to life on Broadway, winning universal acclaim, including four 1998 Tony Awards and five Drama Desk Awards. Ahren’s and Flaherty’s Ragtime is a compelling epic capturing the American experience at the turn of the 20th century.

Tracking three diverse families in pursuit of the American dream in the volatile “melting pot” of turn-of-the-century New York, Ragtime confronts the dialectic contradictions inherent in American reality: experiences of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair. Over the course of the show, the worlds of a wealthy white couple, a Jewish immigrant father and his motherless daughter, and an African American ragtime musician intertwine. Together, they discover the surprising interconnections of the human heart, the limitations of justice and the unsettling consequences when dreams are permanently deferred.

Featuring many of the historical figures that built and shaped turn-of-the-century America, including J.P. Morgan, Emma Goldman, Harry Houdini, Evelyn Nesbit and Henry Ford, this musical sweeps across the diversity of the nation to create a stirring epic that captures the beats of the American experience: the marches, the cakewalks and - of course, the ragtime.


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