The Roar of The Crowd In Rhinebeck

Theater: “Ragtime”

From left to right, standing: Andy Crispell as Tateh, Amy LeBlanc as Mother, David Foster as Father, Lane Langan as Little Girl. Front row James McTague as Edgar, Elizabeth Thomas as Sarah and Jovan Bradley as Coalhouse Walker, Jr. Photo submitted

The response of the audience to the Prologue of “Ragtime” at the Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck was a clear indication of what was about to happen over the ensuing three hours.  They didn’t clap politely.  They cheered.

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