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Mike Faist to Star in Days of Rage by Dear Evan Hansen Scribe Steven Levenson

Casting has been announced for Second Stage Theater’s world premiere production.

Steven Levenson's Days of Rage will star Mike Faist.
Steven Levenson's Days of Rage will star Mike Faist.
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Second Stage Theater has announced casting for Days of Rage, a new play by Tony-winning Dear Evan Hansen book writer Steven Levenson.

Days of Rage will star Dear Evan Hansen Tony nominee Mike Faist, Tavi Gevinson (The Crucible), J. Alphonse Nicholson (Paradise Blue), and Odessa Young (Assassination Nation). One additional role remains to be cast.

Set in October 1969, Days of Rage follows a group of twentysomething radicals planning to rise up and demand change from a corrupt political establishment. Directed by Trip Cullman, the drama will have scenic design by Louisa Thompson, costume design by Paloma Young, lighting design by Tyler Micoleau, and sound design by Darron L. West.

Performances begin Tuesday, October 9, at the Tony Kiser Theater, with opening scheduled for October 30.