It is the turn of the twentieth century in New York. An era is exploding. A century is spinning. And the people are moving in rhythm and rhyme to the music of Ragtime. 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. It features many historical figures, including Harry Houdini, Booker T. Washington, JP Morgan and Henry Ford. WebsitePerformers Maria Friedman, Dave Willetts, Graham Bickley, Kevyn Morrow, Matthew White, Howard Ellis, Susie McKenna, Mark McKerracher, Vincent Pirillo, Kenneth Avery-Clark, John Barr, Philip Brown, Cavin Cornwall, Julie Francis Forester, Tania Newton, Jo Servi, Marvin Springer, Rebecca Thornhill, Robert Archibald, Simon Bishop, Vikki Coote.
Book by Terrence McNally. Lyrics Lynn Ahrens. Music Stephen Flaherty. Producer Sonia Friedman Productions. Producer Waxman Williams Entertainment. Producer Clear Channel Entertainment. Producer TEG Productions. Director Stafford Arima. Director Chris Walker (music). Other Candace Jennings (musical staging). Design Robert Jones. Lighting Howard Harrison. Sound Peter Hylenski (for Autograph). Choreographer Candace Jennings. Music William David Drohn (orchestration). Music Sheilah Walker (musical supervisor).