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Due to the Fireman's Ball compromising our parking, the performance of "The Rainmaker" on Saturday evening, August 2nd is canceled.

We have added an additional production of "The Rainmaker" to make up for the performance we were forced to cancel: Thursday July 31st at 8:00 pm. No reservations necessary. Same pricing as usual. Thank you for your patience.

The Rainmaker
Directed by Martin Rosato
July 18th - August 10th
July 18, 19 25, 26 August 1, (2–Canceled) 8, 9
Preview July 17, Matinées on July 27 & Aug 10

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. For the truth is, she is indeed a plain girl. 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 picaresque, 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 refreshing and persistent that the family finally consents, banging on big brass drums to rattle the sky. Meanwhile 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. Rain does come, and so does love.

"Admirable skill... [and] insight into the human heart.... The touch of a poet.... A hit you must see." —N.Y. Mirror.

                  
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Inside the Sherman Playhouse

The Sherman Playhouse announces it's new film interview venture entitled 'Inside the Sherman Playhouse" whereby President Robin Frome will kick off the new year interviewing three prominent celebrities.

The first three celebrities will be local film actor, Jack Gilpin (Kate and Allie, Law and Order, Barcelona), NYC actor/teacher/playwright, Martin Casella (Poltergeist, The Harvey Milk School, The Irish Curse) and Emmy award winning Art Director, Peter Rogness (Mildred Pierce, Die Hard 3, Winter's Tale)

Another way The Sherman Playhouse furthers their motto, "To Preserve and to Persevere" celebrating the performing arts in your community.

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A Staged Reading

Sunday, August 3rd
PROOF
By David Auburn
Directed by Vicki J. Sosbe

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Junction of Rte. 37 and Rte. 39
Sherman, CT 06784
Box Office 860-354-3622
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