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Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10

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The thrilling new Broadway production of RAGTIME at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52 Street) officially opened on Sunday, November 15, 2009 and plays its final performance on Sunday, January 10th. 

The revival of Ragtime, a musical adaptation of E.L. Doctorow's novel: is a complex turn-of-the-20th-century tapestry that weaves together stories of a WASP family, an African-American musician and a Jewish immigrant as they make their way in the new New World. 

The John F. Kennedy Center's new production of Terrence McNally,Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's Tony Award® winning musical RAGTIME, based on the E.L. Doctorow novel, features direction and choreography by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and a majestic 28-piece orchestra led by musical director James Moore.

RAGTIME features a company of 40, starring Ron Bohmer (Father),Quentin Earl Darrington (Coalhouse Walker Jr.), Christiane Noll(Mother), Robert Petkoff (Tateh), Bobby Steggert (Mother's Younger Brother), Stephanie Umoh (Sarah), with Christopher Cox (The Little Boy), Sarah Rosenthal (The Little Girl), Mark Aldrich (Willie Conklin),Aaron Galligan-Stierle (Henry Ford), Jonathan Hammond (Harry Houdini), Dan Manning (Grandfather), Michael X. Martin (J.P. Morgan),Mike McGowan (Stanford White), Donna Migliaccio (Emma Goldman),Josh Walden (Harry K. Thaw), Savannah Wise (Evelyn Nesbit), Eric Jordan Young (Booker T. Washington).

RAGTIME also features Sumayya AliTerence ArchieCorey BradleyJayden Brockington,Benjamin Cook, Carey Rebecca Brown, Jennifer EvansCarly HughesLisa KarlinValisia LeKaeJames MoyeTracy Lynn Olivera, Mamie ParrisBryonha ParhamNicole PowellKaylie RubinaccioArbender J. RobinsonBenjamin SchraderWallace SmithCatherine WalkerJim Weaver, Kylil Christopher Williams.

RAGTIME is produced by Kevin McCollumRoy FurmanScott DelmanRoger BerlindMax CooperTom Kirdahy/Devlin ElliottJeffrey A. SineStephanie McClellandRoy Miller, LAMS Productions, Jana RobbinsSharon KarmazinEric Falkenstein/Morris BerchardWendy FedermanJamie deRoySheila SteinbergLauren StevensIndependent Presenters Network, Held-Haffner Productions, HRH Foundation and Emanuel Azenberg in association with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing ArtsMarcia Milgrom Dodge's production debuted at the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater on April 18 and played a sold out limited engagement through May 17, 2009.  The celebrated production team includes scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Santo Loquasto, lighting design by Donald Holder, sound design by Acme Sound Partners, hair and wig design by Edward J. Wilson and orchestrations by William David Brohn.

RAGTIME originally opened on Broadway on January 18, 1998 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts. The musical garnered four Tony Awards® including Best Book, Original Score and Best Orchestrations. The beloved Ahrens and Flaherty score features some of the award-winning team's best-known songs including the title song, "Make Them Hear You" and the anthem "The Wheels of a Dream." 

Photos by Joan Marcus

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10
Quentin Earl Darrington and ensemble

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10
Robert Petkoff, Sarah Rosenthal and company

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10
Stephanie Umoh

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10
Savannah Wise

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10
Donna Migliaccio

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10
Savannah Wise, Bobby Steggert and company

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10
Christiane Noll

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10
Quentin Earl Darrington and the company of RAGTIME

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10
Bobby Steggert, Donna Migliaccio Robert Petkoff and ensemble

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10
Robert Petkoff and Sarah Rosenthal

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10
Savannah Wise and company

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Plays Final Show on Broadway January 10
The cast of Broadway's RAGTIME

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