Playbill Poll: Our Readers' Wishlist for Live Musicals on TV

By Jared Clough
15 Dec 2013

Andrew Stevens Purdy: Ragtime!
Nicholas C. Parker: Ragtime! or Les Miserables!
Peter Sonnberg Schmidt: Ragtime would show vision and diversity.
Matt Hamilton: I say, Ragtime!

Based on the 1975 novel by E. L. Doctorow of the same name, Ragtime opened on Broadway in 1998. The Original Broadway Production starred Marin Mazzie and Audra McDonald, for which she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, her third career Tony Award. The show closed in 2000 after 834 performances.