Hickory – The Hickory Community Theatre will present its four final performances of Ragtime the Musical this Thursday through Sunday. The timely and dramatic musical has been one of the Theatre’s most talked about shows since Les Misérables in 2014.

Performance times are Thursday, May 24 at 7:30pm, Friday and Saturday, May 25 & 26 at 8:00pm, and Sunday, May 27 at 2:30pm.

Tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $10 for students and youth 18 & under. Thursday night tickets for adults and seniors are $16, students and children are $10. Tickets are on sale online at hickorytheatre.org or through the Theatre box office, in person or by phone at 828-328-2283. Box office hours are 12-5pm, Wednesday through Saturday.

This production is rated PG and recommended for mature audiences only. There is staged violence and the dialogue contains mild profanity and racial epithets.

HCT is a Funded Affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County. The 2017-2018 Season is sponsored by Paramount Automotive and A Cleaner World.

Ragtime the Musical is produced by The United Arts Council of Catawba County, The City of Hickory Community Relations Council, The Hickory International Council and Sue and Dave Walker.

PHOTO: (left to right) James Grose, Shawn Phillips, Tylan James, August Thieleman, Jordan Randall, Kayla Ferguson, Donovan Harper, Tiffany Christian and Jordan Smith in Ragtime the Musical. The powerful musical ends its run this weekend at the Hickory Community Theatre. Photo by Ken Burns.