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Ragtime Assessment

This solution shows how lighting in the Broadway musical helped set the mood of the play.

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As you assess lighting and mood within this musical, please allow my ideas to guide you:

First, please note that Ragtime uses light to convey deeper symbolism of the text. The use of a mixture of colors on the cyc and also the lighting to show the cogs in motion during "Henry Ford" are a few examples to note.

Besides aesthetic and symbolic purposes, the use of lights also serves logistic purposes as they focus attention ...

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The posting focuses on the use of lighting within the musical.