World Premiere Play

By Karen Saari

Directed by Ted Schneider


Starring Mark Gmazel, Jazmine Kuyayki Broe, Kevin O’Callaghan, Bello Paolo Pizzimenti, Sarah Price, Karen Sheridan


Scenic Design by Shane Cinal
Costume Design by Shelby Newport
Lighting Design by Mike Billings
Sound Design by Alex Grindey and Sonja Marquis
Props Design by Angela Hench
Original Music by Danielle Anderson/Danielle Ate The Sandwich

Stage Manager: Kaila Madison and Tracy L. Spada

Marie comes home to plan her addicted mother Lorraine’s funeral. “Rain” left a surprising final wish for Marie and her cousin Caleb, a meth user, to fulfill together. Marie struggles with her anger and loss in a tense, and often funny, play that deals with the opioid crisis in Michigan’s northwoods. Developed in Flint Rep’s 2022 New Works Festival.

Meet the cast
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Mark Gmazel

Jazmine Kuyayki Broe

Kevin O’Callaghan

Bello Paolo Pizzimenti

Sarah Price

Karen Sheridan

Production Sponsor: Nartel Family Foundation