Maria Friedman Set to Star in London Ragtime

News   Maria Friedman Set to Star in London Ragtime Maria Friedman is set to return to the West End this year in a production of Ragtime, a musical chronicling the changing face of America in the early twentieth century.

This will be something of a family affair for Friedman, as the musical is being produced by her sister, Sonia, who has become a major player on the West End scene.

Based on the worldwide best-selling novel of the same name, by E. L. Doctorow, Ragtime has a book by playwright Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. The production, expected in London in March, ran on Broadway from December 1997 to Jan 2000.