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
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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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.