Read Reviews for Christopher Shinn’s Dying City | Playbill

The Verdict Read Reviews for Christopher Shinn’s Dying City Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Colin Woodell star in the Second Stage theatre revival.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Colin Woodell Joan Marcus

Second Stage's revival of Dying City, written and directed by Christopher Shinn, opened June 3 in the company's Off-Broadway theatre, starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Colin Woodell. Set in a sparse Manhattan apartment, the two-hander explores the human fallout of global events, including the Iraq War and 9/11. The play, which received its world premiere at London's Royal Court in 2006, is the story of a young widow who receives an unexpected visit from the twin brother of her deceased husband.

Performances began May 14 in the Tony Kiser Theater. See what critics had to say about the play below.

The Hollywood Reporter (Frank Scheck)

New York Stage Review (Elysa Gardner)

New York Theater (Jonathan Mandell)

The New York Times (Ben Brantley)

The Observer (David Cote)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

Dying City features scenic design by Dane Laffrey, costume design by Kaye Voyce, lighting design by Tyler Micoleau, and sound design by Bray Poor. Casting is by Telsey + Company.

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