About This Show

This show is a newly orchestrated chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical performed with two pianos, a wind instrument, and 20 actors. Based on the 1975 novel by E.L. Doctorow, this musical is set at the dawn of the 20th century, when the lives of three distinct American families from different backgrounds intersect in their search for the American dream. Part history lesson and part family saga, Ragtime asks viewers to think about racism, immigration, social justice, wage inequality, and the role of women in a changing America.

Show Details

Dates: First Preview: May 27, 2017 Opening Night: June 4, 2017 Final Performance: July 16, 2017
Location: The Den Theatre, Illinois

1333 N Milwaukee Ave,



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Theatermania Review

| | June 7, 2017
Griffin Theatre Company reexamines the American dream.

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