Forecast calls for a cast member change in A Steady Rain

A notable newcomer takes on the role of Denny in the American Stage production opening this week.

Campbell will be making his American Stage debut and consistent with American Stage's casting choices he has an impressive slew of New York theater credits, including Savedat the Theatre for a New Audience and Hamlet at The Public Theater. Regional theater credits include Peter Pan and Wendy, In the Jungle of Cities, Taming of the Shrew, and Man and Superman at the American Repertory Theatre. He received his MFA from the Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard and his BFA from the University of Utah.


Chicago Dramatists debuted A Steady Rain — a play about how a fateful arrests changes of the lives of two cops and lifetime friends — in 2007, and it opened for a 12-week run on Broadway in September 2009, starring Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman, breaking the box office record for the highest weekly gross of a non-musical production on Broadway for the week ending Sept. 20, 2009. Time listed the drama No. 2 in its Top 10 plays of 2009.


If you’re interested in seeing the play, there are three promotional offers for ticket savings valid now through May 6, when its run ends. Preview nights are this Wednesday and Thursday.


Please call the American Stage Box Office at 727-823-PLAY (7529) or go to americanstage.org for more information and to purchase tickets.


American Stage Theatre Company is at the Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third St. N, downtown St. Petersburg.

click to enlarge Justin Campbell, who'll play Denny in A Steady Rain appeared in an impressive slate of New York productions before making his American Stage debut. - Courtesy of American Stage
Courtesy of American Stage
Justin Campbell, who'll play Denny in A Steady Rain appeared in an impressive slate of New York productions before making his American Stage debut.

click to enlarge Justin Campbell, who'll play Denny in A Steady Rain appeared in an impressive slate of New York productions before making his American Stage debut. - Courtesy of American Stage
Courtesy of American Stage
Justin Campbell, who'll play Denny in A Steady Rain appeared in an impressive slate of New York productions before making his American Stage debut.
  • Courtesy of American Stage
  • Justin Campbell, who'll play Denny in A Steady Rain appeared in an impressive slate of New York productions before making his American Stage debut.

Due to an unforeseen circumstance, Gene D'Alessandro will not be playing the role of Denny in A Steady Rain and will now be played by Justin Campbell.

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