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Actor’s injury postpones Drury Lane’s ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ opening night

Actor Sean Palmer is out  as DLockwood 'Singin' Rain' Drury Lane Theatre following an injury.  |  Rich

Actor Sean Palmer is out as Don Lockwood in "Singin' in the Rain" at Drury Lane Theatre following an injury. | Rich Hein~Sun-Times

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Updated: December 19, 2012 11:55AM

Drury Lane Oak Brook Theatre has been forced to cancel the opening night of “Singin’ in the Rain” on Thursday due to an injury sustained by actor Sean Palmer, who is starring in the lead role of Don Lockwood. Palmer, who will undergo surgery for the injury to his knee, will continue with previews through Nov. 18.

Veteran Broadway actor Tony Yazbeck will take over the role starting Nov. 21. The new opening night date is set for Nov. 30.

For ticket information, call the Drury Lane Theatre box office at (630) 530-0111.

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