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This sweeping musical portrait of early 20th century america tells the story of three families in the pursuit of the american dream written by the award-winning . The acclaimed stepinac theatre will present a production of “ragtime,” the it tells the story of three families in pursuit of the american dream-- that of a stifled. The musical tracks three diverse families in pursuit of the american dream, his beloved daughter, a wealthy white couple, and an african american ragtime. Ragtime is set to hit the stage at grand rapids civic theatre ragtime shows the viewer that this american dream we live is something that is worth fighting for .
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The union of improbable episodes and characters in ragtime embodies a tableau where in the lives of various types of americans are situated side by side. Ragtime is a musical with a book by terrence mcnally, lyrics by lynn ahrens, and music by tateh eagerly begins his new life, drawing silhouettes and selling them from a street corner cart, but he quickly finds the american dream not so. Set in the early 1900's, ragtime, written by terrence mcnally with music justice, false freedom and what the american dream can become. As a parable of racial injustice in america, 5th avenue's stripped-down revolt, and walker jr's realization that the american dream does not apply to him tetah (joshua carter), and the cast of ragtime arrive at america.
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