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Ragtime: The Musical @ ZAO

Lizz will be reprising her role of Mother in Zao Theatre’s production of Ragtime, October 27 – November 11, 2017. Ragtime is filled with pageantry, emotion and hope, bursting onto the stage like no other musical.

Review: Intertwining Lives Produce Hit

Then there was Elizabeth Reeves as Mother, the Victorian woman subservient to her husband, who discovers what life should be all about as she rebels, much like the heroine of A DOLL’S HOUSE written at this same time period. Reeves has a beautiful voice and a charming, serene characterization which was just right.

Ragtime Trailer is here!

Ragtime Teaser (DST Arizona) from Daniel Sontag on Vimeo. Related Images:

Press: Ragtime Cast performs at Opening of Barney’s

Ragtime Cast at Grand Opening of Barney’s on 10/16/09 at Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall. Related Images:

Interview: He sings like nobody’s business

The director placed Jeffrey J. Davey (Tateh) and Lizz Reeves Fidler (Mother) in the other two leads. “They are all amazing,” Helland said, though his praise didn’t end with the leading actors. “It has the most powerful vocals and incredible music of any show I’ve done,” the 30-year theater veteran said. “It’s a powerhouse.”

Interview: ‘Ragtime’ gets new twist at Scottsdale theater

“It deals with the human condition,” said Lizz Reeves Fidler , who plays the part of Mother. “It deals with, unfortunately, things that will probably never go away.”

With a Broadway revival of “Ragtime” opening in mid-November, Desert Stages’ production will be one of the last regional productions of the show for a few years. While a show is on Broadway, it cannot be produced nationally, Reeves said.

Press: Desert Stages Theatre ready for ‘Ragtime’

Elizabeth Reeves stars as Mother. Mesa veteran performer Reeves has starred in “Smokey Joe’s Café” and “The Taffetas,” with other credits as diverse as a recent musical performance during High Mass at the Vatican for Pope Benedict XVI at St. Peter’s Basilica, among others.

Ragtime: The Musical @ DST

Lizz plays the lead role of “Mother” in this epic musical that paints a nostalgic and powerful portrait of life in turn of the century America. Based on E.L. Doctorow’s distinguished novel, Ragtime intertwines three distinct stories that poignantly illustrate history’s timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair, and love […]