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New Moon Theatre Presents The Rainmaker

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The Rainmaker, Written by N. Richard Nash

Performance Information:

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


Play Synopsis:

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 family.

"Admirable skill... [and] insight into the human heart.... The touch of a poet.... A hit you must see." - N.Y. Mirror.


Starbuck--Evan Mccarley
HC.--Gene Elliott
Noah--Brent Davis
Jim--David Hammons
Sheriff--Chris Sterling
File--Dylan Atkins

Lizzie--Heather Malone

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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