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Mike Faist, Tavi Gevinson, and More to Lead Second Stage's DAYS OF RAGE

Mike Faist, Tavi Gevinson, and More to Lead Second Stage's DAYS OF RAGE

Continuing its 40th Anniversary Season, Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the world premiere of Steven Levenson's play, Days of Rage, directed by Trip Cullman.

The company will feature Mike Faist (Dear Evan Hansen), Tavi Gevinson (This Is Our Youth), J. Alphonse Nicholson (Paradise Blue), and Odessa Young (Assassination Nation). One additional role remains to be cast and will be announced shortly.

DAYS OF RAGE will mark Levenson's return to Second Stage Theater, where the musical, Dear Evan Hansen, for which he won a Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, had its New York Premiere. The production will also mark Trip Cullman's return to Second Stage Theater, where he most recently directed the acclaimed Tony-nominated Broadway production of Lobby Hero.

DAYS OF RAGE will begin previews Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) and will officially open onTuesday, October 30, 2018. Tickets are available at or by calling the Second Stage Box Office at 212-246-4422.

Against the backdrop of an endless, unwinnable war raging halfway across the world, and a polarizing president recklessly stoking the flames of racist backlash at home - a generation of young people rises up to demand change from a corrupt political establishment. It is October, 1969 and unbeknownst to the rest of the world, three 20-something radicals are busy planning the impending revolution from a quiet college town in Upstate New York. But when two strangers appear, disrupting the group's delicate balance, new dangers and old wounds threaten to tear the collective apart. By the Tony Award-winning writer of Dear Evan Hansen, Days of Rage is a timely new play about means and ends, ideals and extremes, and the perils of changing the world.

DAYS OF RAGE will feature scenic design by Louisa Thompson; costume design by Paloma Young; lighting design by Tyler Micoleau; sound design by Darron L. West; and casting by Telsey + Company.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / WM Photos

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