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Trilogy's 'The Rainmaker' at Pleasant Valley Park Set for Sat., Aug. 6

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The cast of "The Rainmaker" takes a bow at Pleasant Valley Park after one of Trilogy Repertory Theater's production of the classic drama. Credits: By Pang-Dian Fan
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Lizzie Curry (Nancy Jean McBride of Bernardsville) is surrounded by family members with different viewpoints in Trilogy Repertory Co.'s "The Rainmaker." Credits: By Pang-Dian Fan
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A crowd of local theater lovers gathers on Thursday night before Trilogy Repertory Co.'s production of "The Rainmaker" at Pleasant Valley Park in Baskking Ridge. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
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Each summer, the Bernards Twp., Department of Parks & Recreation teams up with Trilogy Repertory Co. for the "Plays in the Park" series at Pleasant Valley Park. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
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Some of the main characters open "The Rainmaker" at Pleasant Valley Park's outdoor amphitheater on Thursday, Aug. 4. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - "The Rainmaker," a drama that is the second in Trilogy Repertory Co.'s "Plays in the Park" series at Pleasant Valley Park, has one more scheduled performance, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, weather permitting.

The plays are staged each summer in cooperation with the Bernards Township Department of Parks and Recreation at the outdoor amphitheater at the park, located off Valley Road.

The audience is asked to bring a chair or blanket, and possibly a picnic lunch. The performances are free of charge, but donations are appreciated to help cover Trilogy's expenses.

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The play opens in the midst of a drought, and in the middle of a view of a family's differing viewpoints in this classic drama, staged many times and also made into a movie in 1956. 

The play is produced by Hank Barre, one of the founders of Basking Ridge-based Trilogy Repertory, who also appears in a lead role.

Other actors on the stage are from the Somerset Hills, and elsewhere in the area, including Michael Giangreco and Bill Ward of Basking Ridge, and Nancy Jean McBride of Bernardsville. Mark Szabo, Richard Butler and Peter Curley are also in roles.

 

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