CYC Theatre Presents Ragtime: The Musical at the Lyceum Theatre
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The last date listed for Ragtime: The Musical was Sunday August 21, 2005 / 1:00pm.
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A wedding toast turns into a one-man virtuoso performance of the greatest Jewish play of all time in The Dybbuk (for Hannah and Sam's Wedding). Multiple Drama Critics Circle Award-winner (and acclaimed multi-character actor) Ron Campbell makes his highly anticipated return to San Diego in this staged reading of the timeless, chilling story of love and exorcism about a young Jewish woman possessed by the wandering spirit of her predestined -- and deceased -- husband. Adapted from Jewish playwright S. Ansky's seminal work and directed by Todd Salovey, the performance features haunting music composed and performed by Yale Strom and members of Hot Pstromi. Learn More
Ragtime won four of its 13 Tony Award nominations in 1998, including best score, book and orchestrations. It includes show stopping songs as “Getting Ready Rag,” “Your Daddy’s Son,” “Wheels of a Dream,” “Till We Reach That Day,” “Back To Before,” and “Make Them Hear You.” This momentous musical is sure to inspire actors and audiences alike!
Flaherty’s score is just as diverse as the Melting Pot of America that it seeks to recreate. It draws upon traditional Jewish folk sounds to color the haunting music of the immigrants, Vaudeville’s outrageous style to capture the spectacle of Evelyn Nesbit, and Joplin and Jazz to invoke the enlivened spirit of Harlem.
A stellar cast of 37 including professional guest actors and young local talent is headed by Shaun T. Evans, Darrell Albritton, Brandon Pohl, Amanda Kramer, Kezia Liu, Jennifer Harrell and Eric Weaver.
The production is directed by Shaun T. Evans with musical direction by Linda Kernohan and choreography by Christine Wisner Hall.
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Actors’ Conservatory Theatre (ACT – San Diego) is an exciting new theatre company for young people. ACT’s mission is to provide educational and artistic opportunities to young actors to perform, act and learn the art of stagecraft in a fun, satisfying, yet highly professional environment. This shall be accomplished by teaching, practicing and performing live theatre with youth who are interested in learning and becoming more involved in stage acting.
ACT offers classes and workshops taught by well-respected, professional actors and teachers. ACT also produces youth theatre productions of the highest quality to be found in San Diego with a production staff led by all-pro actor/directors, producers, musical directors and choreographers.