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@chris_shinn - 2/21/17 07:35am Dreamed the Roundabout revived my play Other People in my high school auditorium. Anthony Page directed, I played lead. What does this mean?


@chris_shinn - 2/20/17 07:01pm Public figures desperate for attention are simultaneously captivating & repellent bc we are ambivalent about our own desires to be noticed


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Christopher Shinn News

Birth Place: Hartford, CT, USA
Gender: Male
World Premiere of RULES OF SECONDS by John Pollono Comes to LATCWorld Premiere of RULES OF SECONDS by John Pollono Comes to LATC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Honor! Madness! Blood! Obie Award-winner Jo Bonney directs the world premiere of an edgy, intense and darkly comic new play by John Pollono (Small Engine Repair, Lost Girls) in a co-production of the Latino Theater Company and The Temblors, a unique new collective of seven Los Angeles-based playwrights. Rules of Seconds opens March 23 at The Los Angeles Theater Center, with low-priced previews beginning March 16. (more...)

MTC & Marin Academy to Co-Produce Jeff Cohen's THE SOAP MYTHMTC & Marin Academy to Co-Produce Jeff Cohen's THE SOAP MYTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Marin Theatre Company is honored to co-produce a staged reading of Jeff Cohen's The Soap Myth with the Marin Academy on Tuesday, February 21 at 7:00pm starring the incomparable Ed Asner and Tovah Feldshuh. After last year's successful production at MTC, Marin Academy approached MTC about bringing Mr. Cohen's story to a wider community, most importantly the Academy's student body. The organizations are thrilled to join forces in re-staging this work, with playwright Cohen, Mr. Asner and Ms. Feldshuh on board. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Offering $5 Lottery for THE LIGHT YEARSPlaywrights Horizons Offering $5 Lottery for THE LIGHT YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, February 6 at 12 Noon, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of THE LIGHT YEARS. (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team For Caryl Churchill's CLOUD 9Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team For Caryl Churchill's CLOUD 9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the creative team and cast for Caryl Churchill's provocative comedy Cloud 9, directed by Elizabeth Williamson. The show plays February 23 to March 19. (more...)

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' GLORIA Opens Tonight at Goodman TheatreBranden Jacobs-Jenkins' GLORIA Opens Tonight at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

What is newsworthy? What lives have value? Does ambition compromise morals? MacArthur Foundation Fellow Branden Jacobs-Jenkins explores these questions and more in Gloria. Directed by Evan Cabnet, Gloria made its Off-Broadway debut in 2015 at the Vineyard Theater. The complete cast and creative team reunite for the Chicago premiere at the Goodman. (more...)

Cast Set for The Comrades' 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMINGCast Set for The Comrades' 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Comrades have announced the cast for their 2017 Inauguration Day staged reading of THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson. (more...)

Hannah Bos to Bring Spirit of Invention Off-Broadway in THE LIGHT YEARS; Full Cast Announced!Hannah Bos to Bring Spirit of Invention Off-Broadway in THE LIGHT YEARS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE LIGHT YEARS, the world premiere of a new play written by Drama Desk Award winner Hannah Bos (The Open House, Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2) and Obie Award winner Paul Thureen (Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2), directed and developed by Obie Award winner Oliver Butler (Jacuzzi, The Open House, Blood Play), made by The Debate Society. (more...)

Plays by Anna Ziegler, Tanya Saracho and More Set for 2017 Powers New Voices Festival at The Old GlobePlays by Anna Ziegler, Tanya Saracho and More Set for 2017 Powers New Voices Festival at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Old Globe today announced it will present the fourth annual New Voices Festival-with a new moniker: the Powers New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, playing January 13 - 15, 2017. (more...)

Tony Winner Darko Tresnjak Extends Stay as Artistic Director of Hartford StageTony Winner Darko Tresnjak Extends Stay as Artistic Director of Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Sue Ann Collins, president of the Board of Directors of Hartford Stage, announced today that Darko Tresnjak, artistic director since 2012, has extended his contract through June 2019. (more...)

The Comrades Announce 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMING by Lauren GundersonThe Comrades Announce 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Comrades are pleased to announce a 2017 Inauguration Day staged reading of THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson. (more...)

BWW Review: NOW OR LATER at Square One Theatre CompanyBWW Review: NOW OR LATER at Square One Theatre Company
by Cindy Cardozo - Nov 14, 2016

In the aftermath of a contentious election year, Square One Theatre opens its season with a political play, "Now or Later" by Christopher Shinn. (more...)

Eugene O'Neill's ANNA CHRISTIE to Open this DecemberEugene O'Neill's ANNA CHRISTIE to Open this December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece ANNA CHRISTIE, a gripping drama of a woman torn between the expectations of men and the secrets of her past, gets a timely retelling under the direction of Peter Richards. (more...)

Square One Theatre to Present NOW OR LATER Featuring Christopher FinchSquare One Theatre to Present NOW OR LATER Featuring Christopher Finch
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Bridgeport Actor Christopher Finch is featured as the male lead in the Square One Theatre production of Now Or Later, a thought-provoking, smart and witty political drama, playing now through November 20 (2016). (more...)

Cast Announced for The Comrades' PRELUDE TO A KISSCast Announced for The Comrades' PRELUDE TO A KISS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Comrades have announced their Winter 2017 production, PRELUDE TO A KISS by Craig Lucas. This classic romantic comedy will be directed by Artistic Director Derek Bertelsen and will play the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago) from January 12 through February 4, 2017. Press opening is Saturday, January 14 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Square One Theatre Presents NOW OR LATERSquare One Theatre Presents NOW OR LATER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

A different kind of political drama…Square One Theatre opens its 27th season with playwright Christopher Shinn'snuanced, thought-provoking, smart, timely and witty drama. (more...)

Square One Theatre Announces Its 2016-17 SeasonSquare One Theatre Announces Its 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

The Square One Theatre Company in Stratford, Connecticut announces that its 27th Anniversary Season will include the political intrigue of Now or Later followed by Chapatti, a gentle and heart-warming comedy that leaves audiences cheering, plus Becoming Dr. Ruth filled with humor, honesty and life-affirming spirit. (more...)

NOW OR LATER Opens Square One Theatre's 27th Anniversary SeasonNOW OR LATER Opens Square One Theatre's 27th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Square One Theatre opens its 27th Anniversary Season with Christopher Shinn's Now or Later. In reality as well as in the play...it's real time in a hotel room on election night as the returns are being tallied and announced. The gay son of the favored presidential candidate sends his father's team into crisis mode when controversial photos of him at a college party go viral, potentially sparking an international incident. (more...)

Laura Matthews and Mickey O'Sullivan to Star in The Comrades' DYING CITYLaura Matthews and Mickey O'Sullivan to Star in The Comrades' DYING CITY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The Comrades are pleased to announce the cast and creative team for DYING CITY by Chri, the second show in their inaugural 2016 season, DYING CITY by Christopher Shinn. (more...)

Fawzia Mirza's ME, MY MOM & SHARMILA Comes to Steppenwolf This MonthFawzia Mirza's ME, MY MOM & SHARMILA Comes to Steppenwolf This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Chicago writer and actress Fawzia Mirza takes the stage in her one-woman comedy ME, MY MOM & SHARMILA, directed by Meghan Beals, presented as part of Steppenwolf Theatre's LookOut Series. (more...)

THE FOREIGNER, URINETOWN, CONSTELLATIONS Set for Annie Russell Theatre's 84th SeasonTHE FOREIGNER, URINETOWN, CONSTELLATIONS Set for Annie Russell Theatre's 84th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Annie Russell Theatre, the longest running theatre in Central Florida, announces their 84th season! (more...)

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