Ragtime

Neil Simon Theatre

Previews Began: October 23, 2009

Opening Night: November 15, 2009

Closing Night: January 10, 2010

0
Rated 0 out of 5
Add To Watchlist

Music: Stephen Flaherty

Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens

Book: Terrence McNally

The lives of a family of upper-class WASPs, an African-American couple and some Eastern-European Jewish immigrants intersect as they try to make a success in America.

Musical Numbers

Act One

Ragtime………………………………………………Company
Goodbye, My Love………………………………….Mother
Journey On………………………Father, Tateh, Mother
The Crime of the Century…………….Evelyn Nesbit,
                                     Mother’s Younger Brother,
                                     Ensemble
What Kind of Woman……………………………..Mother
A Shtetl Iz Amereke………….Tateh, The Little Girl,
                                              Immigrants
Success……….Tateh, J. P. Morgan, Harry Houdini,
                       Ensemble
Gettin’ Ready
Rag……………………Coalhouse Walker Jr.,Ensemble
Henry Ford…….Henry Ford, Coalhouse Walker Jr.,
                         Ensemble
Nothing Like the City………………….Tateh, Mother,
                                                        The Little Boy,
                                                        The Little Girl
Your Daddy’s Son……………………………………..Sarah
New Music………………………………..Father, Mother,
                                     Mother’s Younger Brother,
                                     Coalhouse Walker Jr.,
                                     Sarah, Ensemble
Wheels of a Dream…..Coalhouse Walker Jr., Sarah
The Night That Goldman Spoke at Union
Square………………………Mother’s Younger Brother,
                                     Emma Goldman, Ensemble
Lawrence, Massachusetts…………………..Ensemble
Gliding…………………………………………………….Tateh
Justice………………Coalhouse Walker Jr., Ensemble
President………………………………………………….Sarah
Till We Reach That Day……………….Sarah’s Friend,
                                              Coalhouse Walker Jr.,
                                                      Emma Goldman,
                                     Mother’s Younger Brother,
                                        Mother, Tateh, Ensemble

Act Two

Coalhouse’s Soliloquy…………Coalhouse Walker Jr.
Coalhouse Demands…………………………….Company
What A Game!….Father, The Little Boy, Ensemble
Atlantic City…………Evelyn Nesbit, Harry Houdini
New Music (Reprise)……………………………….Father
Atlantic City, Part II……………………………Ensemble
Buffalo Nickel Photoplay, Inc…..Baron Ashkenazy
Our Children……………..Mother, Baron Ashkenazy
Sarah Brown Eyes……Coalhouse Walker Jr., Sarah
He Wanted to Say…………………….Emma Goldman,
                                     Mother’s Younger Brother,
                                     Coalhouse Walker Jr.,
                                     Coalhouse’s Men
Back to Before………………………………………..Mother
Look What You’ve Done…..Booker T. Washington,
                                            Coalhouse Walker Jr.,
                                            Coalhouse’s Men
Make Them Hear You………..Coalhouse Walker Jr.
Ragtime (Reprise)………………………………..Company
Wheels of a Dream (Reprise)………………..Company

Other Productions

1998 Broadway Production