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London premiere of Broadway play A Steady Rain

A Steady RainFrom Mad Men and House of Cards writer Keith Huff the London premiere of the smash-hit Broadway play A STEADY RAIN.

Keith Huff’s crackerjack two-hander … turns out to be less like the perpetual drizzle of its title and more like a snowball that builds to an avalanche.” Variety

A gritty, rich, thick, poetic and entirely gripping noir tale” Chicago Tribune

Characteristic of Chicagoland theatre at its gritty, no-nonsense best” The Wall Street Journal

Joey and Denny have been best friends since kindergarten. Joey helps out with Denny’s wife and kids; Denny keeps Joey away from the bottle. Now they’re cops in downtown Chicago, crime is a fact of life. But when a domestic
disturbance call takes a turn for the worse, it brings about a change in the weather…

One of Time magazine’s Top 10 Plays of the Year, A Steady Rain, from House of Cards and Mad Men writer Keith Huff, is a heart-stopping drama about a lifelong bond on the line.

Since its 2009 Broadway debut, starring Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig, the play has won major plaudits. Huff has written the script for a film adaptation for producer Barbara Broccoli, to be directed by Stephen Spielberg.

A Steady Rain has its London premiere at Arcola Theatre from Wednesday 10 February – Saturday 5 March, starring Vincent Regan (300, Troy, Clash of the Titans) and David Schaal (The Office, The Inbetweeners).

Creative credits: Writer Keith Huff, Director Andrew Pearson, Set Design Ed Ullyart, Sert Construction Ed Ullyart and Jon Claughton, Lighting Designer Simon Bedwell, Costume Designer Edwina Jackson.

Arcola Theatre presents
The East Riding Theatre Company production of A STEADY RAIN by Keith Huff
Directed by Andrew Pearson

Arcola Theatre
24 Ashwin Street
E8 3DL

Wednesday 10 February – Saturday 5 March
Press night: Wednesday 17 February at 7.30pm
Monday – Saturday evenings at 7:30pm
Saturday matinees at 3:00pm

Suitable for 16+
The production features swearing, violence, sexual scenes, smoking, flashing/strobe lights, haze and loud noises


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