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The Rainmaker   

 
Brooks Atkinson Theatre , (11/11/1999 - 1/23/2000)
First Preview:Oct 21, 1999 Total Previews:25
Opening Date:Nov 11, 1999   
Closing Date:Jan 23, 2000 Total Performances:74

Category: Play, Romance, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The Curry house and File's office in a Midwestern town, one day in August, 1936, during a time of drought.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman Emeritus; James L. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President)
Produced by The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director of External Affairs; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
Written by N. Richard Nash; Incidental music by Louis Rosen
Directed by Scott Ellis
Scenic Design by James Noone; Costume Design by Jess Goldstein; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Hair and Wig Design by David Brian Brown
General Manager: Ellen Richard; Company Manager: Denys Baker
Director of Production: Nancy Harrington; Technical Supervisor: Unitech II, Corp; Production Stage Manager: Lori M. Doyle; Stage Manager: Michael Sisolak
Special Effects by Gregory Meeh
Roundabout Director of Casting and Artistic Development: Jim Carnahan; Casting: Amy Christopher; Roundabout Director of Marketing: David B. Steffen; Roundabout Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Fight direction by David Leong; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Vocal Coach: Kate Wilson; Advertising: Nappi / Eliran / Murphy, Ltd.
July 1998 prod. under the direction of Mr. Ellis was presented by The Williamstown Theatre Festival (Michael Ritchie, Producer)
Cast
Jayne Atkinson Lizzie Curry
Woody Harrelson Bill Starbuck
David Aaron Baker Jim Curry
Jerry Hardin H.C. Curry
John Bedford Lloyd Noah Curry
Bernie McInerney Sheriff Thomas
Randle Mell File
Eric Axen Farmhand
Scott McTyer Cowart Farmhand
David Harbour Farmhand
Brian Ibsen Farmhand
Rey Lucas Farmhand
Donovan McGrath Farmhand
Dustin Tucker Farmhand
Jason Winther Farmhand
Standbys: Stevie Ray Dallimore (Bill Starbuck) and Angela Reed (Lizzie Curry)
Understudies: Scott McTyer Cowart (Jim Curry), David Harbour (Noah Curry), Bernie McInerney (H.C. Curry) and Mark Zimmerman (File, Noah Curry, Sheriff Thomas)
Tony Award®
 2000 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Jayne Atkinson