The Rains Came

The recent Broadway revival of N. Richard Nash's The Rainmaker is innovative in a number of ways. For one thing, it has rain.

According to scenic designer James Noone, "It's never rained in The Rainmaker. It only rains in the musical version, 110 in the Shade." As any viewer of AMC, where the film version (with Burt Lancaster and Katharine Hepburn) seems to run hourly, knows, The Rainmaker is set in a Midwestern town during a drought. Farmer H.C. Potter is worried about the fate of hi

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