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Landor Theatre Announces Complete Cast for Ragtime

Louisa Lydell
Louisa Lydell

Landor Theatre has announced complete casting for its revival of Ragtime The Musical, to play September 1 – October 8, with an opening on September 6. Robert McWhir will direct.

Featuring a book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty, Ragtime is based on E.L. Doctorow’s novel of the same name which weaves together the story of three groups in America, represented by Coalhouse Walker Jr, a Harlem musician; Mother and her family in New Rochelle; and Tateh, a Jewish immigrant who has come to America with his daughter seeking a new life.

The cast will feature West End veterans Louisa Lydell (Mother), Rosalind James (Sarah), and Kurt Kansley (Coalhouse), along with Lauren Alexandra, Craig Rhys Barlow, John Barr, Emma Beckford, Jamie Birkett , Patsy Blower, Alexander Evans, Graham Hoadly, Michaela Cartmell-Hull, Daniel Jacob, Ashleigh Jones, David McMullan, Leo Miles, Aston New, Hollie O’Donoghue, and Judith Paris.

The production will feature musical direction/orchestrations by George Dyer, set & costume design by Martin Thomas, lighting design by Howard Hudson, and choreography by Matthew Gould.

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Closed: October 8, 2011