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Ragtime by Terrence McNally

University Theatre presents Ragtime the musical by Terrence McNally

February 19-23, 2020

Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Union

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About the Show

Music by Stephen Flaherty, Book by Terrence McNally, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens

In this adaptation of E. L. Doctorow’s novel, historical figures like Emma Goldman, Booker T Washington, and Evelyn Nesbitt intersect with three groups of New Yorkers – the upper crust of New Rochelle, the African Americans of Harlem, and the Eastern European immigrants at the Lower East Side. Boundaries are crossed, alliances are forged, and lives are explosively altered in this glorious musical.

Directed by Mia Self
Musical Direction by Diane C. Petteway

Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

 SHOW WARNING:  Adult content, sounds of gunshots, haze and strobe. PG-13

Show Times:
7:30pm Nightly, February 19-22, 2020
2:00pm, Sunday Matinee:  February 23, 2020

Closed Captioning:   Will be available during the Thursday, February 20 performance.

Audio Description:   Available upon request. Call 919.515.3927 or send an email to

SECTION A: Adult 28; Sr Citizen/Fac/Staff 26; Students 19; NCSU 10

SECTION B: Adult ; Sr Citizen/Fac/Staff 22; Students 15; NCSU 8

Plus applicable fees and NC sales tax. All seating is reserved.


Located in Thompson Hall

(919) 515-1100

Hours: 1:00-6:00pm, Monday-Friday

(And one hour before curtain on show dates)