By Keith Huff
Joey and Denny were most sensible neighbors because kindergarten, and after operating jointly for numerous years as policemen in Chicago, they're essentially relations: Joey is helping out with Denny's spouse and youngsters; Denny retains Joey clear of the bottle. but if a household disturbance name takes a flip for the more serious, their friendship is wear the road. the result's a tough trip right into a ethical grey quarter the place belief and loyalty fight for survival opposed to a sobering backdrop of pimps, prostitutes, and felony lowlifes.
A darkish duologue full of sharp storytelling and biting repartee, A regular Rain explores the complexities of a lifelong bond tainted through household affairs, violence, and the tough streets of Chicago.
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A Steady Rain: A Play by Keith Huff