The Rainmaker

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 and her all male family. Languishing under the devastating drought, Lizzie's family worry about her marriage prospects more than about their dying cattle. A charming confidence trickster named Starbuck arrives, promising to bring rain in exchange for $100. His arrival sets off a series of events that enable Lizzie to see herself in a new light
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