by N. Richard Nash
Directed by Alison C. Vesely
Featuring Hayley Rice, Aaron Christensen, Joseph Wycoff, Matthew Keffer, David Rice, René Ruelas, and Alex Weisman
Previews July 31, August 1, 2
Runs August 3 ~ Sept. 1
DUE TO MANSION RENOVATIONS, THIS PRODUCTION WILL BE PERFORMED ON OUR OUTDOOR STAGE
When your soul and your land are both dying of thirst, how far will you go to believe in a miracle?
“Under the pitch-perfect direction of Alison Vesely, The Rainmaker is a triumphant depiction of unexpected joy blooming in the darkest days of the Great Depression.” – Sun-Times News Group
“As refreshing as a summer thunderstorm…overflows with wry wit and unabashed optimism.” ★★★½ – Chicago Tribune
“Flawless…a pleasure from first moment to last.” ★★★★ – Chicagoland Theater Reviews
“Masterful and heartfelt!” Highly Recommended – ChicagoCritic.com
“A surprisingly heartfelt story of self-discovery and self-affirmation.” –Newcity Stage
When a charming confidence man named Starbuck comes to a drought stricken Western town, he sets a family’s world on end, romancing their spinster daughter and promising to change everything.