The Rainmaker

2007 • ABET - All Beaches Experimental Theatre


West rural town, Depression-era America


The Rainmaker is a classic American play that tells the story of a rural family during the Great Depression. The family is suffering from a severe drought that threatens their livelihood, and their daughter, Lizzie, is struggling to find a husband. When a charismatic and self-proclaimed “rainmaker” named Starbuck comes to town, he offers to bring rain and love into their lives. However, his promises may be too good to be true, and the family must come to terms with the harsh realities of their situation. With themes of hope, love, and self-discovery, The Rainmaker is a timeless tale that has been beloved by audiences for generations.



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