Playbill for RAGTIME

RAGTIME

Season: 57 (2002 - 2003)

Run Date(s): Mar. 21, 2003 - Apr. 13, 2003

Description: Book by Terrence McNally Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens Based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow Based on E.L. Doctorowís distinguished novel, Ragtime The Musical paints a powerful portrait of life in turn of the century America, intertwining three distinct stories that illustrate the timeless contradictions of wealth & poverty, freedom & prejudice, hope & despair, and love & hate. Stephen Flaherty's score is as diverse as the Melting Pot of America it seeks to recreate. It draws upon traditional Jewish folk sounds to color the haunting music of the immigrants, Vaudevilleís outrageous style to capture the spectacle of Evelyn Nesbit, and Joplin and Jazz to invoke the enlivened spirit of Harlem. With a book by Terrence McNally, this 1998 Tony award winning show for best score, book, and orchestrations, features such show stopping songs as ìGetting Ready Rag,î ìYour Daddyís Son,î ìWheels of a Dream,î ìTill We Reach That Day,î ìBack To Before,î and ìMake Them Hear You.î This momentous musical is sure to inspire actors and audiences alike! SHOW DATES AND TIMES: Friday, March 21, 7:30 PM Saturday, March 22, 7:30 PM Sunday, March 23, 2:00 PM* Thursday, March 27, 7:30 PM Friday, March 28, 7:30 PM Saturday, March 29, 7:30 PM Sunday, March 30, 2:00 PM Thursday, April 3, 7:30 PM Friday, April 4, 7:30 PM Saturday, April 5, 7:30 PM Sunday, April 6, 2:00 PM Thursday, April 10, 7:30 PM Friday, April 11, 7:30 PM Saturday, April 12, 7:30 PM Sunday, April 13, 2:00 PM *Performance at 2:00 on Sunday, March 23, will be interpreted for the hearing impaired. Please call DeAnna at 489-7529 (or the TDD line, 489-7581) by March 10 if you will require the services of a sign language interpreter.

Cast

Coalhouse Walker

Eddie Brown

Father/Italian Immigrant

William Stibor

Tateh/Baron Ashkenazy

Jim McKain

Younger Brother, Immigrant

Neil Fennell

Evelyn Nesbit, Immigrant

Laci Sievers

Booker T. Washington

H. Corkey Ford

Houdini, Baseball Fan, Immigrant

Buddy Miller

Little Boy

Derek Outson

Little Girl

Melissa Schorr

New Rochelle Citizen, Mrs. Whitstein, Ball Fan,Immigrant, Bureaucrat

Linda Adam-Hall

Harlem Citizen, Haitian Immigrant

Deirdre Barney

Harlem Citizen, Haitian Immigrant, Ragtime Band

Marie Barrett

Harlem Citizen, Lawyer, Band, Immigrant, Coalhouse Gang

Charles Bowling

Harlem Citizen, Coalhouse Gang Leader, Haitian Immigrant

William Bryant

Grandfather, Baseball Fan. Immigrant

Michael DeVall

Immigrant, Newsboy, Baseball Fan

Andy Dillehay

Immigrant, Newsboy, Baseball Fan, Fireman

Will Fruhwirth

Immigrant, Chorine, Kathleen

Shelly Griess

Immigrant, Newsboy, Baseball Fan

Sam Hartley

New Rochelle Citizen, Sob Sister, Immigrant

Stephanie Hathaway

Policeman, New Rochelle Citizen, Baseball Fan

Scott Hegenbart

Henry Ford, New Rochelle Citizen, Baseball Fan, Immigrant

Danny Johnson

Immigrant, Reporter, Militia, Baseball Fan

Mitch Kohl

Immigrant, Chorine

Anica McGowen

Immigrant, Chorine

Khara Lintel

Immigrant, Fireman, Judge, Conductor

Mark Mesarch

Harry Thaw, Doc, Atty, N. Rochelle Citizen, Police, Ball Fan, Immigrant

Kirk Monismith

New Rochelle Citizen, Sob Sister

Michelle Muir-Lewis

Willie Conklin, Immigrant. Baseball Fan, Man

Eric Ojeda

New Rochelle Citizen

Molly Pearson

Houdini's Mother, Clerk

Mary Rodaway

Harlem Citizen, Matthew Henson, Band, Immigrant, Coalhouse Gang

Enoch Ulmer

J.P. Morgan, New Rochelle Citizen, Baseball Fan, Italian Immigrant

Brent Welch

Jury Foreman, Immigrant, Fireman, Baseball Fan

Eric Wood

Immigrant, Chorine, Baron's Assistant

Kristen Works

Emma Goldman, Immigrant

Linda Nettland

Stanford White, New Rochelle Citizen, Bureaucrat, Police, Baseball Fan

Eric Engstrom

Harlem Citizen, Haitian Immigrant, Coalhouse Gang

Oscar Harriott

Immigrant, Reporter, Militia, Baseball Fan

Jordan Klasek

New Rochelle Citizen, Sob Sister, Welfare Official, Immigrant

Lauren Fix

Immigrant, Fireman, Baseball Fan

Drew Newton

Sarah's Friend, Harlem Citizen, Immigrant

Marla Styles

Immigrant, Brigit

Alyssa (Aly) Faller Carlson

Admiral Peary, Teddy Roosevelt, Whitman, New Rochelle Citizen

Bruce Thiel

Harlem Citizen, Immigrant, Coalhouse Gang, Ragtime Band

Max Antoine

New Rochelle Citizen, Sob Sister, Immigrant

Bailey West

Harlem Citizen, Haitian Immigrant. Ragtime Band

Leticia Martinez Meitzen

Tateh's Wife, New Rochelle Citizen

Karen Freimund Wills (KFW)

Coalhouse Walker II

Talonn Brown

Crew

Run Crew

Erin Outson

Director

Robin McKercher

Set Designer

Brenda Sabatka

Lighting Designer

Patric Vendetti

Costume Designer

Cate Wieck

Stage Manager

Michelle Zinke

Assistant Stage Manager

Barbara Armstead

Assistant Stage Manager

Randy Hawthorne

Choreographer

Melissa Rosenberger

Rehearsal Pianist

Jan Murphy Malone

Production Manager

Liz Banset

Assistant Technical Director

William M. Cover II

Musician

Kerry Fina

Musician

Christie Banks

Musician

Keith Heckman

Musician

Eric Reimnitz

Musician

Shane Mason

Multi-media Designer

Robin McKercher

Hair Designer

Ann Rail

Run Crew

Becky Armstrong

Run Crew

Claire Bellin

Run Crew

Kelsey Eide

Run Crew

Bryan Johnson

Run Crew

Michele Massey

Run Crew

Katrina Mertz

Run Crew

Ann Meyer

Run Crew

Laura Meyer

Run Crew

Kevin Murray

Run Crew

Kim Petri

Run Crew

Karen Statham

Run Crew

Josh Weixelman

Run Crew

Julie Wunderlich

Property Master

Jeremy Kendall

Technical Director

Patric Vendetti

Sound Designer

Robin McKercher

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