Christopher Shinn's intimate and compassionate play, Dying City, is set in a spare Manhattan apartment, where a young widow receives an unexpected visit from the twin brother of her deceased husband. Dying City explores the human fallout of global events, including the Iraq War and the terrorist attacks of 9/11, through the interwoven stories of three unforgettable characters in this 2008 Pulitzer finalist from "one of our most provocative and probing playwrights" (The New York Times).
Second Stage - Tony Kiser Theatre(New York, NY)
305 West 43rd Street
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“A very funny, equally unsettling play. An inspired, ruthless take on the classic midlife-crisis comedy.” -… https://t.co/bTRlFinz1n
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by Review Roundups - June 4, 2019
Dying City explores the human fallout of global events, including the Iraq War and the terrorist attacks of 9/11, through the interwoven stories of three unforgettable characters in this 2008 Pulitzer finalist. Let's see what the critics had to say.
by Michael Dale - June 4, 2019
Playwright Christopher Shinn, who directs Second Stage's new production of his 2008 Pulitzer finalist Dying City, places a large black void at the upstage wall as part of designer Dane Laffrey's otherwise realistic depiction of rather non-descript Manhattan apartment. Don't, like this reviewer did, spend any part of your time at this 90-minute drama waiting for some practical use of this seemingly out-of-place feature. Its purpose, perhaps, is to represent that emptiness that can be felt by both individually and collectively after.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - June 4, 2019
Second Stage Theater's Dying City officially opened last night, June 3. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019
Get a first look at Second Stage Theater's DYING CITY. Written and directed by Christopher Shinn, DYING CITY stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Colin Woodell.
by Jennifer Broski - May 7, 2019
Continuing its 40th Anniversary Season Second Stage Theater will soon present Christopher Shinn's DYING CITY. Directed by Chris Shinn, the production will feature Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Kelly) and Colin Woodell (Craig/Peter). DYING CITY will begin previews May 14, 2019 at the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) and will officially open on June 3, 2019.