NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- The College of New Rochelle is presenting "Ragtime" - set in a Broadview Avenue house in New Rochelle -as part of the town’s 325th anniversary celebration.
Based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow, “Ragtime” tells the story of three families at the start of the American Century, among them a family of well-to-do residents of New Rochelle, a brilliant Harlem pianist and the mother of his child and an immigrant artist and his daughter.
“As a college, this is a teaching moment. ‘Ragtime’ reminds us of how we got to where we are," said director Laurie Peterson Castaldo.
Performances will be on Nov. 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23 at 8 p.m., and November 16, 17, 23 and 24 at 2 p.m. They take place at Romita Auditorium on the Main Campus of CNR located at 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle.
Tickets are $25 and $20 for seniors and students. To purchase tickets and find additional information, visit CNR Drama’s website.
A cast of 36 is drawn from New York City and environs as well as The College of New Rochelle Community.
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