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Based on E.L. Doctorow’s celebrated novel, this epic Tony-winning musical depicts three families striving for the American dream at the turn of the 20th century. As the country balances on the cusp of social change, the lives of a wealthy white family, a daring Harlem musician and a determined Jewish immigrant intersect—and their fates are inextricably bound and profoundly changed. With an expansive musical score, striking relevancy and a who’s who of 20th-century historical characters, "Ragtime" confronts both the unbridled optimism and the stark reality of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Peter Flynn ("1776," "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee") directs an all-star D.C. cast including Kevin McAllister, Tracy Lynn Olivera, Nova Y. Payton and Jonathan Atkinson.

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
165 minutes


Coalhouse Walker Jr.
Grandfather/JP Morgan
Sarah's Friend
Emma Goldman
Younger Brother
Evelyn Nesbit
Booker T. Washington
Stanford White/Adm. Peary
Harry K. Thaw/ Willie Conklin
Little Boy
Little Boy
Little Girl
Little Girl

Creative Team

Costume Designer
Choreographer for musicals
Musical Director
Sound Designer
Book Writer
Lighting Designer
Projections/Media Designer