About This Show

Book by Terrence McNally, Music by Stephen Flaherty, and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, this musical is based on the novel Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow. Directed by Elizabeth Lucas and Musical Direction by Scott Storr. >At the turn of the 20thC the lives of an upper class white anglo-saxon family, a Jewish immigrant and his young daughter, and black musician, his love, and their newborn son are brushed by the icons of the day: Houdini, Emma Goldman, J P Morgan, Henry Ford, Evelyn Nesbit and Stanford White. They are all intertwined in an unforgettable story about the great themes of the American experience: equality, freedom, race, and economic opportunity. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience this epic story of American life set to some of the most thrilling music in Broadway theater history in the intimate setting of Cape Rep’s indoor theater.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 0min (1 intermission)
Dates: Opening Night: July 24, 2008 Final Performance: August 23, 2008

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