Ragtime, Urinetown and The Wild Party announced for downtown New York City

Caissie Levy, Brandon Uranowitz and Joshua Henry will star in the gala presentation of Ragtime.

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Joshua Henry, Brandon Uranowitz and Caissie Levy will star in the New York City Center presentation Ragtime. (© Tricia Baron / Allison Stock)

The New York City Center has announced details of its upcoming 2024-25 season, which will feature a gala presentation of Ragtime October 30 – November 10.

Based on the book by EL Doctorow and with music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and book by Terrence McNally, Ragtime tells a story of New York at the dawn of the 20th century. Joshua Henry will play pianist-turned-radical Coalhouse Walker Jr., Brandon Uranowitz will play Latvian Jewish immigrant Tateh, and Caissie Levy will play Mother, a dissatisfied housewife from New Rochelle. Lear deBessonet directs, with musical director James Moore.

The popular encores! The season will feature Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis. Urine City (February 5-16), directed by Teddy Bergman with musical direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell; Kurt Weill and Alan Jay Lerner Love life (March 26-30), directed by Victoria Clark with musical direction by Rob Berman; and Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe The wild party (April 30 – May 11), directed by Saheem Ali with musical direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell.

City Center will also host a variety of dance groups, including Boston Ballet, Twyla Tharp Dance and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. You can read more about the entire 2024-25 season at New York City Center here.

Key art of ragtime

Start of functions: October 30, 2024