By Carey Purcell
13 Jul 2013
|Photo by Jim Cox|
N. Richard Nash's play officially opens July 18 and will run through Aug. 11.
Directed by Maria Milea, the cast features Danielle Skraastad (All My Sons, The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures) as Lizzie; Gbenga Akinnagbe (The Oedipus Cycle, Henry V) as Starbuck; Tug Coker (Magic/Bird) as File; Peter Douglas as Noah Curry; Kyle Harris as Jim Curry; John Judd as H. C. Curry; and Herbert Siguenza as Sheriff Thomas.
"The Rainmaker is set against the sweeping landscape of the American Midwest," according to press notes. "On her family's drought-ridden ranch, Lizzie's hopes and dreams have run as dry as the barren fields. When the irresistible Starbuck arrives in town, selling the promise of rain, Lizzie must decide: is he a con man, or does he hold the key to everything she desires?"
The creative team includes Neil Patel (scenic design), Katherine Roth (costume design), Japhy Weideman (lighting design), Bart Fasbender (sound design), Ryan Beattie Scrimger (vocal and dialect coach), Caparelliotis Casting (casting) and Monica A. Cuoco (stage manager).
Tickets can be purchased online at TheOldGlobe.org or by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE.