Occurs every Saturday, Friday, Sunday
The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present N. Richard Nash's beautiful Romantic Drama "THE RAINMAKER." The Play will be performed on Fridays, Saturdaysat 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. Performances will be April 19th – May 12th, with Special Showings at 8:00pm on Thursday, April 25th (Pay What You Can Night) and 8:00pm on Thursday, May 2nd ("Pay What You Can" Actor's Benefit.) Our Ticket Prices are $24.00 (General Admission), $21.00 (Senior/Military)and $18.00 (Students/Educators). This production promises to, indeed, bring rain to the inside of the Lakewood Playhouse!
ABOUT THE SHOW: Set in a drought-ridden rural town in the West in Depression era America, the play tells the story of a pivotal hot summer day in the life of spinsterish Lizzie Curry. Lizzie keeps house for her father and two brothers on the family cattle ranch. She has just returned from a trip to visit pseudo-cousins (all male), which was undertaken with the failed expectation that she would find a husband. As their farm languishes under the devastating drought, Lizzie's family worries about her marriage prospects more than about their dying cattle. A charming confidence trickster named Starbuck arrives and promises to bring rain in exchange for $100. His arrival sets off a series of events which enable Lizzie to see herself in a new light.
Parental Advisory: This production contains some fisticuffs and mature language.