From the creators of Seussical and Once on this Island, comes a kaleidoscopic journey of three distinct families at the turn of the 20th century in New York City. This is a story of immigration, innovation, and “a dream of what this country could be.” Recommended for ages 10+ *

Book by Terrence McNally
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Based on the novel Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow
Directed by Nick Vargas
Musical Direction by Jon Goldberg
Choreography by Nailah Randall-Bellinger

 Performances on February 10 at 2pm and February 15 at 7:30pm will be ASL interpreted and audio described.

Our student matinee series is sponsored by the Yawkey Foundation.
This production is sponsored by the Jewish Cultural Endowment.

*Ragtime, like many literary works, includes both language and topics that require careful consideration from families, teachers, and students. Should you have any questions about the appropriateness of this production for any age group, we recommend reviewing our performance preview guide, study guide, and/or social story available under “Resources.”

  • Box Office: 617-353-3001; WFTtix@bu.edu
  • Location: 180 The Riverway on the Fenway Campus of Boston University
  • Parking: Parking is available at MASCO garage at 375 Longwood Avenue
  • MBTA: Fenway or Longwood on Green Riverside Line (D train); CT busses to Beth Israel
  • Access: The Theatre is wheelchair accessible. All performances are Open Captioned. Scheduled performances are interpreted in American Sign Language and Audio-described.

Show Information

January 25 - February 17, 2019

Friday & Saturday evenings at 7:30
Saturday & Sunday matinees at 2:00

ASL/AD Performance: 2/10 at 2:00
ASL/AD Performance: 2/15 at 7:30
Tickets: $20-$40