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Founder's Center
In the Church Sanctuary 3281 West Sixth Street Los Angeles, CA 90020
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"Ragtime: In Concert"
13 ratings
4.8 average rating
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attended Sep 04 2010

I was not familiar with the story or the music before this performance, and found both engaging. This was a concert version, but the cast was costumed well and was able to create the proper mood easily. I had many friends singing in this...continued

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38 reviews
9 stars
attended Sep 04 2010

This was a concert version of the music from "Ragtime," with the story told by a narrator. Each of the singers had memorized their lines; DeReau Farrar conducted movingly and well, always on top of things. This is the first in the Founder's...continued

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4 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 04 2010

Having seen Ragtime on stage a decade ago I can understand the advantages of doing the show in a "concert" setting. The music is wonderful and should be heard more often. I liked the idea of using a narrator, soloists and a chorus of voices....continued

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This performance is a concert of the musical’s songs, and not the full production.

Produced by

VanNessa Hulme, Edrina Calderon & Rachel Myles

Musical Director

DeReau K. Farrar

With pianist

Jessica Hall and Sean Paxton

Cast (in order of appearance):

Mother: Jennifer Miller 

Father- Vincent Robles 

Tateh – Jonas Sills

Evelyn Nesbit – Rosalinda Vasquez

Sarah – Jantre Haskin Christian

Younger Brother – Blake Sterling 

Coalhouse – Phillip Brandon

Emma Goldman – Cynthia Glass

Soloist – Tia Simone

Narrator – Sanseria Murray