“… The people called
The final performances
of The Two Of Us Productions’ RAGTIME, The Musical are coming up this weekend. This is one show you don’t want to miss!
RAGTIME features performers and musicians from throughout the Hudson Valley, including Hudson,
Catskill, Chatham, Poughkeepsie, Valatie, Albany, Troy and nearby Berkshire County.
RAGTIME’s moving score by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty makes use of the music of the era to create a
soaring symphonic counterpart to the gripping drama.
The Two of Us Productions is well known throughout the Hudson Valley
for presenting quality theater, both musicals and dramas. One of their trademarks
is presenting musicals with full orchestras, a rarity that is a great treat for their audiences. Accompanying the cast of 34 talented actors, Director and Conductor Stephen Sanborn has assembled 26 of
the area’s most experienced musicians to thrill the audience with the full sound of this award winning musical.
RAGTIME, the award winning musical drama by Terrence McNally with
music by Stephen Flaherty & lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, is being presented in the newly renovated Hudson High School auditorium. You don’t want to miss this gripping tale of the American experience. Romance, patriotism, the fight for the dignity of every citizen, the hope of new immigrants are all told
through the dramatic script and soaring music of RAGTIME!
story line of RAGTIME is a dramatic tale on the coming of age of 1900’s America
told through three parallel story lines: Father, Mother and the People of New Rochelle who are proud of their country; Coalhouse
Walker Jr. and the People of Harlem, pushing to claim their place in society and the simple dignity of equality; and, the
Eastern European Immigrants, Tateh, his little daughter, and the hopeful immigrants flooding through Ellis Island to a better
life. Celebrities of the time help to tell the tale, Henry Ford, Evelyn Nesbit,
Harry Houdini, Emma Goldman, Stanford White, all play a role in the telling of this touching story. .
is being presented at the auditorium of Hudson High School Hudson NY. The final
performances are coming up this weekend on October 28th, 29th, and 30th. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8pm and the Sunday matinee is at 3pm. Tickets are $18 for adults, $14 for students & seniors, and $12 for groups & families. For advance reservations visit www.TheTwoOfUsProductions.org or call 1-866-811-4111 or 518-758-1648. Make your reservations early
to make sure you get a good seat!