Playhouse on the Square http://wuis.org en Jacksonville Playhouse Brings "Rainmaker" To Town http://wuis.org/post/jacksonville-playhouse-brings-rainmaker-town <p></p><p>Central Illinois audiences with the recent drought still fresh in their minds may be able to sympathize with the characters of "The Rainmaker".&nbsp;</p><p>The story of a&nbsp;midwest farm family and a man promising to quench their land's thirst comes to Jacksonville and Springfield this weekend.&nbsp;</p><p>Director Rich McCoy and actors Michelle Dearing and Evan Rumler joined Peter Gray on Illinois Edition to talk about the show:</p><p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/JacksonvillePOTS">CLICK HERE</a> for Jacksonville tickets</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 16:16:04 +0000 Peter Gray 4956 at http://wuis.org Jacksonville Playhouse Brings "Rainmaker" To Town Emily Dickinson's Poetry & Persona On Stage http://wuis.org/post/emily-dickinsons-poetry-persona-stage <p></p><p style="font-size: 16px; margin-bottom: 24px; ">Famed poet Emily Dickinson dedicated herself to documenting the joys and sorrows of life in the 1800s.</p><p style="font-size: 16px; margin-bottom: 24px; ">This month actor Sherri Mitchell brings Dickinson's life and work to the stage in Springfield and Jacksonville.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 15:27:14 +0000 Peter Gray 3487 at http://wuis.org Emily Dickinson's Poetry & Persona On Stage