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A Steady Rain
This is a
very intense play involving the lives and families of those who "Serve
and Protect" the City of Chicago. If you like theater in the
round, you'll love this intimate theater in the slice.
the street creatures they deal with and from. Both men
have been having a hard time getting into the Detective
bureau and each with different degrees believes that race
is large part of their failure. Joey attempts a route to a
higher path, he is going to programs that teach sensitivity to
other races and how to deal with them respectfully. Denny
could care less, but still has strong opinions about everything.
The two men on stage, working as narrators to themselves, to
the world, and first hand dialogue master with one another
find their track of honor, justice, and friendship taking some
bends in the path ahead. Some of the bends might very well
lead to an entire derailment.
Steinmeyer stars as “Denny” and Peter DeFaria stars as “Joey” in A STEADY RAIN, at the Royal
story gets put onto the fast track when a large caliber handgun bullet
makes kinetic art of Denny's new 52 inch large
with great writing, and acting at its best. Grab a seat......
DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND
A STEADY RAIN
York Producers Frank Gero, Ray Gaspard & Jono Gero will present the
featuring the same cast and artistic team
Praise for the
Jeff-recommended production of A
STEADY RAIN included the following: "A gritty, rich, thick,
poetic and entirely gripping noir tale," said Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune, who also chose
the play as one of the “Hottest Tickets in
STEADY RAIN explores love and rage
on the streets of
A STEADY RAIN has received workshop productions at New York Stage & Film’s Powerhouse (July, 2006) and the Barrow Group Theater of New York (February, 2007). These workshops, in addition to staged readings and other developmental programs at Chicago Dramatists, have led to a final product of intimacy, grace and power.
Keith Huff is the recipient of a Drama-Logue Award, the Cunningham Prize, the John Gassner Award, the Berrilla Kerr Award, and three Illinois Arts Council Playwriting Fellowships. He has developed plays at American Repertory Theater, The O'Neill Theatre Center National Playwrights Conference, The Public Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, New York Stage and Film, Steppenwolf, Berkeley Rep, Victory Gardens, The Eureka Theatre, Studio Arena Theatre, Woolly Mammoth, Premiere Theater & Performance, Eye of the Storm, Echo Theatre, Collaboraction, Act One/Showtime, Alice's 4th Floor, Live Bait, Florida Studio Theatre, WordBridge and Midwest PlayLabs. His plays have been produced Off-Broadway and nationally.
Prominent New York City
producer Frank Gero, and his wife Woji Gero, have been the backbone of
many Broadway and off-Broadway productions such as ON GOLDEN POND,
EXTREMITIES, THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST, THE ASCENT OF F6 and ARE YOU
NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN. An actor himself, he has performed in
more than 50 productions, including numerous Off-Broadway roles.
He made his Broadway debut in the Charles Laughton production of MAJOR
BARBARA in 1957 and was a stage manager for several shows, including
for George Abbott on FLORA THE RED MENACE starring Liza Minnelli in her
Broadway debut. Gero has written several plays, and was awarded
the John Golden Prize as an outstanding young playwright in 1958.
Director Russ Tutterow has been the Artistic Director of Chicago Dramatists since 1986. At Chicago Dramatists, he has nurtured the art and careers of hundreds of playwrights. Tutterow directed Chicago Dramatists’ hit 2006 production of VOYEURS DE VENUS by Lydia R. Diamond.
The design team for A STEADY RAIN includes set
designer Tom Burch, lighting designer Jeff Pines, costume designer
Kerith Wolf, sound designer Mike Tutaj, and props designer
performance schedule for A STEADY
RAIN is Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.,
Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
and 5 p.m. Ticket prices range from $30 to $45. All tickets
for police officers, firefighters and
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