Boston Pops Orchestra Keith Lockhart, conductor Jason Danieley, Stage Director Alton Fitzgerald White (Coalhouse Walker Jr.) Elizabeth Stanley (Mother) John Cariani (Tateh) Nikki Renée Daniels (Sarah) David Harris (Father) A.J. Shively (Mother’s Younger Brother) Klea Blackhurst (Emma Goldman) Ragtime Ensemble
The Boston Pops performs Ragtime: The Symphonic Concert, prepared by the original creators Terrence McNally, Lynn Ahrens, and Stephen Flaherty especially for the Pops. Based on the 1975 novel by E.L. Doctorow, Ragtime weaves together the stories of three intersecting groups in the U.S. in the early 20th century: Eastern European immigrants, the African American community in Harlem, and an upper-class white family. Together, they confront history’s timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair.
The Carol Reich Memorial Concert
Admission to tonight's 8pm performance includes exclusive access to the 6pm Prelude Concert