"The Rainmaker"

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Dates and Times
  • Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 7:30pm
  • Friday, Nov 16, 2018 7:30pm
  • Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 7:30pm
  • Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 2pm
Location

Titmus Theatre
2241 Dunn Ave.

Event Website

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Details

Nov. 8-11, 14-18, 2018

Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall

“[The Rainmaker’s] underlying theme – the need for faith in oneself and others – is universal.” – Chicago Reader

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

About the Show

By N. Richard Nash

It’s the middle of a hot, dry summer in the American Southwest. Lizzie Curry returns home still a spinster. Jim’s carrying on about a little red hat. Noah’s badgering everybody. H.C. Curry doesn’t know what a father should do. And the town deputy is wallowing in self-pity. Then Starbuck, a wanted con man, strikes a deal to bring rain in this sentimental romance.

Directed by Mia Self

From the Director

“I was first exposed to The Rainmaker in 1979. It was the Happy Days episode “Fonzie’s a Thespian” when he rescues a community theatre production that lost their Starbuck. He played opposite Marion Cunningham’s Lizzie. It was a poetic love story unlike anything I had ever seen and I dreamed of being a part of this play. This sweet and awkward story invites us all to remember, not only adolescent longings for love, but the lifelong persistence of the desire to matter and belong.

Show Times:
7:30pm Nightly, November 8-10, 14-17
2:00pm, Sunday Matinees:  November 11 & 18

Tickets: Adult $23; Sr Citizen $21; Fac/Staff $19; Students $15; NCSU $6 + Plus applicable fees and NC sales tax. All seating is reserved.

Wednesday Community Night:  November 14 — All public seats $15 (plus applicable fees and tax)

Audio Description & Closed Captioning:   Friday, November 9 — View Captioning here on day of show.
Contact Ticket Central in advance for special assistance.

NC State University Theatre - The Rainmaker

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