Stray Dog Theatre to Present RAGTIME Next Month

Stray Dog Theatre to Present RAGTIME Next Month

Stray Dog Theatre will present Ragtime: The Musical in August. Set in the volatile melting pot of New York at the turn of the century, three distinctly American tales are woven together. A stifled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young Harlem musician are united by courage, compassion, and belief in the promise of the future. As they confront the ongoing contradictions of society, their stories intertwine with notable historic figures in a sweeping musical portrait of an indelible era.

Book by Terrence McNally. Music by Stephen Flaherty. Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Based on the novel "Ragtime" by E. L. Doctorow

Directed by Justin Been, with musical direction by Jennifer Hund and choreography by Mike Hodges. The cast includes Omega Jones, Kay Love, Evan Adams, Jeffrey Wright, Phil Leveling, Jon Bee, Chuck Lavazzi, Angela Bubash, Joseph Gutowski, Gerry Love, Jason Meyers, Laura Kyro, Ebony Easter, Joe Webb, Avery Smith, Terry Lee Watkins, Jr., Jackson Buhr, Jennifer Clodi, Chris Gauss, Melissa ShaRon Harris, William Humphrey, Caleb Long, Dorrian Neymour, Kevin O'Brien, Belinda Quimby, and Chrissie Watkins.

August 3 - 19, 2017: Show times are Thursdays - Saturdays at 8:00pm. Additional performances on Wednesday, August 16 at 8 pm and Saturday, August 19 at 2:00pm.

Venue: Tower Grove Abbey, 2336 Tennessee Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63104. Gated Parking. Tickets: Adults $25.00 / Seniors (65+) & Students $20.00 (Cash/Checks/All Major Credit Cards)

Information and Ticket Reservations: Call (314) 865-1995. Visit Secure online ticketing!

Signed Interpretation Performances: Selected performances are interpreted for the deaf and hard of hearing by students from the Sign Language Studies program at Southwestern Illinois College. Fridays; August 4, 11 and 18, 2017.

Community Outreach: In keeping with its mission of community outreach, non-perishable food is collected at each performance and donated to Food Outreach, Inc.

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