The Rainmaker, Written by N. Richard Nash
Show: The Rainmaker, Written by N. Richard Nash
Performance Dates: April 5th- April 21st, 2013
Location: Theatreworks, 2085 Monroe Ave., Memphis, TN
Times:Fridays &Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays at 2 pm
Price:Tickets: $15.00 Adults, $12.00 Seniors, Students & Military
At the time of a
paralyzing drought in the West a family is worried about their dying cattle.
Added on top of this worry is the daughter, Lizzie. The two brothers and father
are convinced that she is becoming an old maid. The brothers try every possible
scheme to marry her off, but without success. Nor is there any sign of relief
from the dry heat, when suddenly from out of nowhere appears Starbuck, a
fast-talking, charismatic man with quite the sales pitch. Claiming to be a
"rainmaker," he promises to bring rain, for only $100. After being
welcomed in, Starbuck lights a powder keg of potential within this tightly knit
[and] insight into the human heart.... The touch of a poet.... A hit you must
see." - N.Y. Mirror.
New Moon Theatre Company was formed in 2004.
During that time it has produced many challenging works such as: Bug, King
Lear, Death of a Salesman, Vanities, Fefu and her Friends, The Castle, The
Maids, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Look Away (A Civil War Zombie
Tragedy) andSome Things You Need to know before the World Ends.
New Moon's mission statement: To entertain with challenging and provocative works, classic and contemporary, that are not often produced on the main stages of Memphis.
New Moon Theatre Company
2085 Monroe Memphis, TN 38104
Contact Gene Elliott at 901-484-3467
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