Bulletin: Broadway's Ragtime to Shut Down for Good Jan. 16

News   Bulletin: Broadway's Ragtime to Shut Down for Good Jan. 16 The Tony Award-winning musical, Ragtime, will close after 26 previews and 861 performances Jan. 16, 2000, the show's producers announced Oct. 28.

The Tony Award-winning musical, Ragtime, will close after 26 previews and 861 performances Jan. 16, 2000, the show's producers announced Oct. 28.

The "unwieldy cost" of running the show is the reason given for what many consider to be a premature closing. The show won 1998 Tonys for Best Score, Best Book, Best Orchestrations and Best Featured Actress.

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