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Injury forces casting change for Drury Lane's 'Singin' in the Rain'

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  • Broadway veteran Tony Yazbeck will take over the role of Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" at Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace. Sean Palmer ("Sex and the City") is departing the production for surgery.

      Broadway veteran Tony Yazbeck will take over the role of Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" at Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace. Sean Palmer ("Sex and the City") is departing the production for surgery.

 
 

Injury is forcing Sean Palmer ("Sex and the City") to depart "Singin' in the Rain" at Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace. The show is still in previews and Palmer will continue with the production in the role of Don Lockwood through Sunday, Nov. 18, before leaving for surgery.

Taking over for Palmer is Broadway veteran Tony Yazbeck ("Gypsy," "Chicago") who starts Wednesday, Nov. 21. Yazbeck previously played Lockwood for the St. Louis Muny in 2011. The casting change has pushed back the production's official opening night to Friday, Nov. 30.

For more information, call (630) 530-0111 or visit drurylaneoakbrook.com.

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