Tony Award Winning Musical
Broadway and National Tour
Words from Lovena...
When I look back over my career and all the opportunities I've been granted, I realize the experience that looms largest due to its importance, began the day I was told I had been given the part of 'Sarah' in the Tony Award winning musical, "Ragtime". The sheer magic of performing a lead role in such an incredible story, for a live audience is awesome. Eight shows per week is hard work but, I was living the dream and I still treasure the experience.
"Ragtime" confirmed my belief that every day we should follow our dreams, chase them, catch them...Always create your own magic and...most of all, may you always... BE
(with Lawrence Hamilton)
Lovena's Reviews for "Ragtime" ....
Nashville paper, author unknown
Especially appealing are Lawrence Hamilton, Lovena Fox, ..." Lovena Fox... ...also has a wonderful voice with a lot of range (emotionally as well as musically). "Sarah Brown Eyes" (a duet with Hamilton) is sweet and heartbreaking.
Leaner 'Ragtime' bares its heart
By Kevin Nance
staff, The Tennessean
Also magnificent is Lovena Fox as Sarah, Coalhouse's doomed fiancee. So Audra McDonald won a Tony Award in this role -- Audra Schmaudra! Fox rips her big numbers, Your Daddy's Son and Wheels of a Dream, with a note-bending musicality and dramatic intensity that will have you palpitating on her behalf.
BY CURT HOLMAN
Fox proves the production's most moving and powerful singer in songs like "Your Daddy's Son" and "Wheels of a Dream."
Cinncinati Herald- Leader
Power of `Ragtime' still evident amid spectacle
... there are glorious numbers, including Fox's wrenching Your Daddy's Son
`Ragtime' refreshes American theater
By Pam Harbaugh
A FLORIDA TODAY theater review
The many musical highlights include a glorious Lovena Fox who brings tears to the audience's eyes in the powerful "Your Daddy's Son."
Musical With a Message
Best of Broadway's Ragtime is superbly staged
by Robert W. McDowell
...Lovena Fox in a superb, heartfelt performance...
By CHERIE PEDE' RILEY
Lovena Fox is Sarah, portraying the warmth and passion of her character.
A touring 'Ragtime' acquits itself ably
By Clifford A. Ridley
INQUIRER THEATER CRITIC
. ...Lovena Fox is radiant and touching as Sarah...
Entertainment - The Arts
By Alice T. Carter
TRIBUNE-REVIEW THEATER CRITIC
...Lovena Fox impresses in her affecting ballad ``Your Daddy's Son.'' ...
By BYRON WOODS, CORRESPONDENT
...Lovena Fox is in fine voice as Sarah...
SOUTH FLORIDA THEATER JACK ZINK
New Syncopation (Ragtime Tour)
Lawrence Hamilton as Coalhouse had a good voice and a strong presence, as did Lovena Fox as Sarah
'Ragtime' tones down and picks up
By PAUL HODGINS
The Orange County Register
The best voice in the cast belong to Lovena Fox, who plays Sarah...
`Ragtime' Thinks Big, Reaches High
History, anguished drama in stirring Orpheum show
by Steven Wiinn, San Francisco Chronicle theater critic
The show also has a heart. No one makes it pound more urgently than Lovena Fox, who plays Sarah, the show's martyred black heroine. Alone on an empty stage, Fox gives ``Ragtime'' its first great burst of feeling in her swelling blues account of ``Your Daddy's Son.'' ...Fox's arresting performance makes the collective voice of ``Ragtime's'' new-century America ring out in its most vibrant, anguished way.
by Houston Ruck FROM RAGS TO RICHES IN “RAGTIME”
...Sarah (Lovena Fox) are marvelous in their roles as doomed lovers. Fox has a powerful and riveting voice to complement her character.
“RAGTIME” - don’t let it pass you by
By Deborah Martin - Express-News arts writer
...Lovena Fox, who vividly plays Sarah, ...Her rendition of “Your daddy’s son” sung on a bare stage, is a showstopper.
by Leslie Harib Marin Independent Journal
RAGTIME BRINGING HISTORY TO LIFE
Lovena Fox as Sarah has a voice that stops the show.
“RAGTIME WORTHY OF CLASSIC STATUS
by Everett Evans
Lovena Fox is passionate and warmhearted as Sarah, believably spanning the role’s extremes from distraught to serene.
AN AMERICAN DREAM OF A SHOW
Contra Costa Times
by Pat Craig
...( Lovena Fox, another stunning voice),...
“RAGTIME” STRIKES FAMILIAR CHORDS
Press-Telegram, Orange County
by Alessandra Djurklou
The character Sarah (Lovena Fox),...In the hands of another actress, the number could have come off melodramatic, but Fox’s performance was powerful.
Entertainment Review, Ft Lauderdale scoop
by Alan Saban
The vocals of Lawrence Hamilton and Lovena Fox will astound you.
TONY-WINNING “RAGTIME” WEAVES MUSICAL TAPESTRY OF AMERICANA
by Judith Egerton
Hamilton’s duets with Lovena Fox as Sarah - “Wheels of a Dream” and “Sarah Brown eyes” - soar with hope and sweetness while Fox’s wrenching solo, “Your Daddy’s Son”, releases a moving wail of fear and guilt.
“RAGTIME”: REAL DRAMA IN A VERY REAL MUSICAL
Los Angeles Times by don Shirley
Lovena Fox breaks hearts as Sarah,...
RICH RAGTIME an epic musical maps the emergence of America
by Lee Williams
Lovena Fox, as Sarah, ...is desparately moving in her solo “Your Daddy’s Son”
‘RAGTIME’ IS RIGHT ON
by Chuck Graham
Strikingly beautiful Lovena Fox,... used tons of recording studio savvy to make her songs feel intimate even in
Centennial Hall’s vast space. Her solo Performance of “President” in the first act was spellbinding.
The Cincinnati Enquirer
TOURING ‘RAGTIME’ RELIES ON TERRIFIC SCORE
by Jackie Demaline
Ms. Fox is impressive as the tragic Sarah...
The Daily Gazette
by Paul Lamar
‘RAGTIME’ TAKES A POWERFUL LOOK AT 20TH CENTURY EVENTS, CONFLICTS
Lovena Fox as Sarah is a standout in “Your Daddy’s Son,” a wondrful ensemble piece called “New Music” and a duet with Coalhouse called “Wheels of a Dream.”
Lebanon Daily News
INJUSTICE TAKES CENTER STAGE IN ‘RAGTIME’
by Elizabeth Arneson
The incredible voices of Lawrence Hamilton and Lovena Fox make for some magic moments during the musical “Ragtime”...