More RAGTIME Concert News! Crawford & Grosso Join as Little Girl & Boy
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by BWW News Desk
Earlier today, Manhattan Concert Productions revealed the full and phenomenal cast who will take part in their concert performance of Ragtime at Avery Fisher Hall on Monday, February 18, 2013.
The cast will also include: Michael Arden as Younger Brother, Phillip Boykin as Booker T. Washington, Kerry Butler as Evelyn Nesbit, Matt Cavenaugh as Henry Ford, Tyne Daly as Emma Goldman, Jarrod Emick as Willie Conklin, Manoel Felciano as Tateh, Dick Latessa as Grandfather, Norm Lewis as Coalhouse Walker Jr., Jose Llana as Harry Houdini, Michael McCormick as J.P. Morgan, Howard McGillin as Father, Patina Miller as Sarah,
The stellar production team includes: Laurence Olivier Award Nominee Stafford Arima, Director; Broadway veteran David Loud, Music Supervisor; Tony Award Winner Howell Binkley, Lighting Design and Tony Award Nominee Beowulf Boritt, Set Design.
Ragtime's award-winning score will be brought to life in this unique concert performance. Called by Time Magazine, A triumph for the stage, and by the International Herald Tribune, the best musical in twenty years, this acclaimed musical won 1998 Tony Awards for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations, and won both the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical and Best Score.
Ragtime is an epic tale of three very different families whose lives become intertwined at the turn of the 20th century. The story will unfold across a vibrant and explosive performance by over one hundred singers from around the country, as well as a host of professional members from former Ragtime choruses and the Broadway community, all accompanied by the phenomenal New York City Chamber Orchestra for this one night only performance!
This performance not only marks the 15th anniversary of the original Broadway production of Ragtime, it also marks the 30th anniversary of Ahrens' and Flaherty's collaboration.