June 28 - August 11, 2019

By Terrence McNally
Composed by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow
Directed by Casey Stangl
Choreographed by Kelly Todd
Music Direction by Robyn Manion

Famous historical characters and a rich score propel Ragtime through a spectacular re-creation of turn-of-the-20th-century New York. Based on E.L. Doctorow’s acclaimed novel, this 13-time Tony-nominated musical paints a nostalgic and powerful portrait of three people — a stifled married woman from the upper classes, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young musician from Harlem — whose fates become unexpectedly intertwined. With music and lyrics by the Tony Award-winning team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, the show boasts a Tony Award-winning book by Terrence McNally and such memorable songs as “Getting Ready Rag,” “Wheels of a Dream,” “Till We Reach That Day” and “Make Them Hear You.”

NOTE: Ages 13 and up. Contains mature themes and strong language.

Executive Producer
Sophie & Larry Cripe and Rachelle Menaker & Eddie Schuller

Season Producers
Bette & Wylie Aitken

Associate Season Producer: Laurie Smits Staude

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Important Information

Venue: Bette Aitken theater arts Center

Stage: Cripe Stage

Running Time:
Approx. 2 hours, 25 minutes with one intermission

Performance Notes

  • There will be a discussion with the cast after every performance

Limited Discounts for:

  • Previews
  • Weekdays
  • Seniors, Students, and Military (w/ID)

Special Events

Join us for Opening Night as a Gold Member.
- July 6 at 8:00pm
"Sunday Salon" - Go behind-the-scenes with the creative team before the show.
- July 7 at 2:00pm
Free Wine Tasting an hour before the show.
- July 12 at 7:00pm
Free Beer Tasting an hour before the show.
- July 19 at 7:00pm

Please Note

  • Babes in arms and children under four are not permitted.
  • This show includes adult language