Lakewood Playhouse’s production of N. Richard Nash’s “Rainmaker” brought what it promised to deliver. It rained. The thunder of the great performances and the creatively simple set design added to the fun.
The Depression-era show plays out on a Midwest ranch desperately in need of rain at a time when a wandering conman just happens to stop by with an offer of bringing some of that life-saving, cloud-based moisture for $100. The water-bringer, Starbuck (Bruce Story), brings more than that. He also manages to pair up the middle-aged farmer’s daughter (Tanya Barber) with the town’s… Read More