B Street Theatre Presents A STEADY RAIN on B3 Stage, Now thru 6/15

B Street Theatre Presents A STEADY RAIN on B3 Stage, Now thru 6/15

The B Street Theatre is pleased to present A Steady Rain, Keith Huff's dark duologue exploring the complexities of a lifelong bond tainted by domestic affairs, violence, and the rough streets of Chicago. A Steady Rain runs from today, May 17 to June 15.

Joey and Denny have been best friends since kindergarten, and after working together for several years as policemen in Chicago, they are practically family. When a domestic disturbance call takes a turn for the worse, their friendship is put on the line. The result is a harrowing journey into a moral gray area where trust and loyalty struggle for survival against a sobering backdrop of pimps, prostitutes, and criminal lowlifes.

Keith Huff is currently writing the film adaptation of A Steady Rain for Barbara Brocolli (EON Films), an original screenplay Kill Switch for Alexandra Milchan (EMJAG Films), the cable series Why We Fight for Steven Spielberg/Dreamworks TV and AMC, and just completed a Season 4 stint as Writer/Co-Producer for AMC's Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning series Mad Men, for which he won a 2011 Writers Guild Award (Best Drama Series). He is currently a Writer/Producer for the NetFlix series House of Cards.

The cast includes Kurt Johnson as Denny and Dave Pierini as Joey. Direction is by Lyndsay Burch, scenic design by Samantha Reno, lighting design by Ron Madonia, and stage management by Megan West.

Show times are as follows:
Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 7pm
Thursdays at 2pm** & 7pm
Fridays at 7pm
Saturdays at 8pm
Sundays** at 1pm
PREVIEW: Friday, May 16 at 7 pm
OPENING: Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8 pm

A Steady Rain will perform at the B Street Theatre B2 Space, 2727 B St., Sacramento. Regular tickets cost $23-$35*. $5 Student Rush tickets are available, as well as $15* tickets for the preview. To order tickets, call (916) 443-5300 or visit www.bstreettheatre.org.

*Please note this price includes a $5 Facility Fee. For details, please visit bstreettheatre.org/next-stage/fee **Select performance dates only; please call the Box Office at 916-443-5300 to confirm.

B Street Theatre is a non-profit, professional theatre company producing primarily new work for adults, families and children. The two-theatre playhouse on B Street in Midtown Sacramento is home to the Mainstage Series, B3 Series and Family Series, each created to feature intimate, quality theatre for audiences year-round. Recognized as one of Northern California's top professional theatres, B Street Theatre has produced more than 100 new plays, 60 of which are world, national, West Coast or regional premieres.

B Street Theatre was originally founded in 1986 for the purpose of bringing the excitement of live performance to children through the B Street Theatre School Tour. This educational outreach program serves over 200,000 students in Northern California annually. Other B Street Theatre programs include the B Street Theatre Family Series and Family Series Student Matinees (for school field trips), the B3 Series, B Street Acting Conservatory and Studio for Young People, and the B Street Theatre Internship program for pre-professional/post-college training. B Street Theatre has produced over 250 professional productions since 1986.

More information at www.bstreettheatre.org.

The mission of B Street Theatre is to promote education and literacy, social interaction, and cultural enrichment by engaging children and adults in the highest quality theatre arts and playwriting.

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