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A Steady Rain
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KEITH HUFF is a resident playwright at Chicago Dramatists and the author of numerous plays that have been produced off Broadway, internationally, and nationally. He lives in Chicago.

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"Characteristic of Chicagoland theater at its gritty, no-nonsense best . . . An irresistibly forceful exercise in noir-style tandem storytelling." -Terry Teachout, "The Wall Street Journal""A gritty, rich, thick, poetic and entirely gripping noir tale of two Chicago police officers whose inner need to serve and protect both consumes them and rips them apart." -Chris Jones, "Chicago"" Tribune"""A Steady Rain "turns out to be less like the perpetual drizzle of its title and more like a snowball that builds to an avalanche. While Huff starts with a couple of familiar characters . . . he deepens them into complex figures, compellingly human even when at their most despicable . . . "A Steady Rain "[has] genuine dramatic power and a sense of true tragedy." -Steven Oxman, "Variety""Huff's vivid, intricately layered script . . . lifts [the play] far above the usual cliches, both detaching us from the melodrama a


"Characteristic of Chicagoland theater at its gritty, no-nonsense best . . . An irresistibly forceful exercise in noir-style tandem storytelling." --Terry Teachout, "The Wall Street Journal""A gritty, rich, thick, poetic and entirely gripping noir tale of two Chicago police officers whose inner need to serve and protect both consumes them and rips them apart." --Chris Jones, "Chicago"" Tribune"""A Steady Rain "turns out to be less like the perpetual drizzle of its title and more like a snowball that builds to an avalanche. While Huff starts with a couple of familiar characters . . . he deepens them into complex figures, compellingly human even when at their most despicable . . . "A Steady Rain "[has] genuine dramatic power and a sense of true tragedy." --Steven Oxman, "Variety""Huff's vivid, intricately layered script . . . lifts [the play] far above the usual cliches, both detaching us from the melodrama and imbuing it with the force of tragedy." --Richard Zoglin, "Time"


Characteristic of Chicagoland theater at its gritty, no-nonsense best . . . An irresistibly forceful exercise in noir-style tandem storytelling. "Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal" A gritty, rich, thick, poetic and entirely gripping noir tale of two Chicago police officers whose inner need to serve and protect both consumes them and rips them apart. "Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune" "A Steady Rain "turns out to be less like the perpetual drizzle of its title and more like a snowball that builds to an avalanche. While Huff starts with a couple of familiar characters . . . he deepens them into complex figures, compellingly human even when at their most despicable . . . "A Steady Rain "[has] genuine dramatic power and a sense of true tragedy. "Steven Oxman, Variety" Huff's vivid, intricately layered script . . . lifts [the play] far above the usual cliches, both detaching us from the melodrama and imbuing it with the force of tragedy. "Richard Zoglin, Time""


"Characteristic of Chicagoland theater at its gritty, no-nonsense best . . . An irresistibly forceful exercise in noir-style tandem storytelling." --Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal"A gritty, rich, thick, poetic and entirely gripping noir tale of two Chicago police officers whose inner need to serve and protect both consumes them and rips them apart." --Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune"A Steady Rain turns out to be less like the perpetual drizzle of its title and more like a snowball that builds to an avalanche. While Huff starts with a couple of familiar characters . . . he deepens them into complex figures, compellingly human even when at their most despicable . . . A Steady Rain [has] genuine dramatic power and a sense of true tragedy." --Steven Oxman, Variety"Huff's vivid, intricately layered script . . . lifts [the play] far above the usual cliches, both detaching us from the melodrama and imbuing it with the force of tragedy." --Richard Zoglin, Time

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