RAGS the Musical

An Aria Entertainment and Hope Mill Theatre production

Directed by Bronagh Lagan
Book by Joseph Stein
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Revised Book by David Thompson 

By Arrangement with MTI Europe

Produced in association with Matthew Hopton of Knockhardy Productions.

Welcome to the new world!

RAGS The Musical tells the heart-warming and powerful tale of a group of Jewish immigrants as they arrive to start a new life in America.

Fresh from Ellis Island, a young mother and her son search for a new life and a sense of home as the 20th century beckons. The streets of Manhattan’s Lower East Side may not be paved with gold, but they echo with the music of opportunity, optimism and hope.

With a ravishing score by the songwriters of Wicked and Annie and the bookwriter of Fiddler On The Roof, this is a sweeping saga of America’s immigrant past. This is the UK premiere of this eagerly anticipated new version and is directed by Bronagh Lagan (Little Women, Putting it Together, Promises Promises).

RAGS The Musical is a story of love, loss and hope. Featuring a score celebrating the multicultural music which was filling the streets of New York in 1910. It is a saga of hope and disappointments, of power and greed, of strength and love, combined with memorable music.

Accompanied by ‘Children of the Wind’ an exhibition in the Hope Mill Theatre Foyer space, celebrating local Jewish artists on the themes: ‘relocation’, ‘identity’ and ‘Manchester’.

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Production Information

Previews

2nd of March - 5th of March

Runs

2nd of March - 6th of April

Tickets

From £16

Show Dates

2nd of March - 6th of April

Running Time: TBC

Interval: 15 minutes

Age Limit: No

Any Warnings: No

 

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