Columbia College Chicago Theatre Students and Alumni Bring ‘Ragtime’ to Den Theatre May 27-July 16

Students and alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are in the cast and production team of the musical Ragtime, presented by the Griffin Theatre Company May 27-July 16.

Juwon Perry

Katie Messmore

Katie Messmore

The show’s ensemble includes Juwon Tyrel Perry, a student in the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, and Alanna Lovely, a student in the Theatre Department’s Comedy Writing and Performance BA program. And the show’s stage manager is Theatre Department alum Katie Messmore ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s technical theatre program.

Based on E.L. Doctorow’s novel about life in early-20th-century America, Ragtime has a book by Terrence McNally and a score by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Performances take place at the Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee, in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. For tickets, call 866-811-4111 or click here.