Dying City

Second Stage Theater continues its 2018-2019 off-Broadway season with Christopher Shinn's Pulitzer Prize finalist drama Dying City, directed by Lila Neugebauer.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

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Running time: 
1hr 15mins (no intermission)
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About Dying City:

Dying City is an intimate and compassionate play set in a sparse 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.

Christopher Shinn
Second Stage Theater
Christopher Shinn
Tyler Micoleau
Bray Poor
Dane Laffrey
Kaye Voyce
Cast list:
Mary Elizabeth Winstead (as Kelly) and Colin Woodell (as Craig/Peter)
Dying City Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
May 14, 2019
Opening date: 
June 3, 2019
June 30, 2019

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

Second Stage Theater - Tony Kiser Theater

305 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036
Nearest subway station:
42nd Street - Port Authority Bus Terminal Station

Latest Dying City News & Features

Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Colin Woodell
Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Colin Woodell to star in Second Stage Theater's Dying City
March 21, 2019

Second Stage Theater has now announced casting for the final off-Broadway production of its 40th Anniversary season. Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Colin Woodell will star as Kelly and Craig/Peter, respectively, in Christopher Shinn's previously announced 2008 Pulitzer Prize finalist drama Dying City, which is scheduled to begin previews at the Tony Kiser Theater on May 14, 2019, ahead of an official opening on June 3 and a limited run through to June 30, 2019.

Our Dying City Review

An extra-large couch fittingly occupies center stage in the 75-minute therapy session that is Christopher Shinn’s Dying City at Second Stage Theater's Tony Kiser Theater. The playwright comes loaded for bear and bearing a load of hurt in this chatty drama that was a 2008 Pulitzer Prize finalist. The list of damages include a marital crisis, PTSD, sexual aggression, sexual repression, self-... Read more