Ragtime ? The Musical - Dix Hills Performing Arts Center
Price: $18, $15 seniors and students
305 North Service Road - 631-656-2148
Dix Hills, NY 11746
Description: Ragtime, the twelve-time Tony nominated musical adapted from E.L. Doctorow's 1975 novel, follow the lives of three families separated by affluence, religion and culture. Mother, the matriarch of a white upper middle class home in New Rochelle, Tateh, the socialist Jewish immigrant and his young daughter, and the African-American piano player, Coalhouse Walker Jr. All intermingle with the likes of such historical figures as Harry Houdini, Booker T. Washington, J.P. Morgan and Evelyn Nesbit.