Rags

Musical

Writers: Joseph Stein Charles Strouse Stephen Schwartz

Overview

Show Information

Category
Musical
Number of Acts
2
First Produced
1986
Genres
Cast Size
medium
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast
Includes late teen, young adult, adult, mature adult, early teen, child characters

Synopsis

Rags tells the story of a naive Russian immigrant, Rebecca. She has just come to America with her young son and they struggle to make a life for themselves. While she searches for her husband who arrived earlier in America, she toils in a sweat shop. When she is finally reunited with her husband, she finds herself at odds with his rejection of their ethnic culture and assimilation into American culture. *Note actors in this production usually play multiple characters.

Lead Characters