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Center Players Presents, "The Rain Maker"

  • Center Players 25 South Street Freehold, Nj 07728 (map)

October 9 - November 8, 2015
(no performance on Halloween - October 31st.)

At the time of a paralyzing drought in the West we discover a girl whose father and two brothers are worried as much about her potential future as an old maid as they are about their dying cattle.  The brothers try every possible scheme to marry her off, but without success.  Nor is there any sign of relief from the dry heat, when suddenly from out of nowhere appears a sweet-talking man with quite the sales pitch!  Claiming to be a "rainmaker", the man promises to bring rain for $100.  It's a silly idea but the rainmaker is so refreshingand persistent that the family finally consents.  The rainmaker also turns his magic on the girl, and persuades her that she has a very real beauty of her own.  She believes it, just as her father believes the fellow can actually bring rain.  This play demonstrates that belief in one’s self can truly bring miracles!