"Ragtime" at the Rep The meaning of America in a musical

September 6, 2013   // 0 Comments

By John Schneider Nothing in the nature of musical theater demands that it be superficial. Civilization’s first plays, the soul-expanding Greek tragedies, were musicals about nature, society and individual responsibility. Despite its commercialization, the modern musical remains our nation’s great contribution to world theater. So it’s not surprising that when British director Mark Clements took...

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