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1852 Star Starred
A.C.T.
near the corner of Geary and Mason 415 Geary St. San Francisco, CA 94102
415-749-2228
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Reviews & Ratings

81 ratings
4.3 average rating
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51 events
8 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 25 2007

This is a play you need to see. The acting was great and really drew us into the story. Great couples evening. It will make you pray for rain.

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78 events
20 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 25 2007

wonderful production of an old fashioned romance. Very touching. I was particularly impressed by Rene Augesen who plays Lizzie and Jack Willis who plays her father. All the acting is excellent, but these two are really standouts. The set--and the...continued

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Website

http://www.act-sf.org/rainmaker/index.html

Description

A classic American romance, _The Rainmaker is a refreshingly heartfelt fable about a con man, a country girl, and the way that love can overcome cynicism in even the most tired of souls. T_he Rainmaker centers on the charismatic huckster Starbuck, who travels the heartland selling snake-oil and other dubious miracle cures. At the drought-stricken Curry farm, Starbuck promises to make it rain—for a price, of course. But when he and Lizzie, the lone daughter of the family, discover a genuine chemistry, they begin to consider the possibility of a real miracle.

By N. Richard Nash

Directed by Mark Rucker (The Beard of Avon)

Starring A.C.T. core acting company member René Augesen as Lizzie