Christopher Shinn’s DYING CITY an intimate play, set in a spare downtown- Manhattan apartment, depicts the role of historic events that transform the lives of . A dramatist as gifted as Christopher Shinn knows where character is up his best writing, nowhere more so than in his new play “Dying City.”. Dying City has ratings and 12 reviews. Lauren said: Seriously, how did August: Osage County win the Pulitzer over two vastly superior plays? I read Y.

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Glenn rated it it was ok Jul 13, Nick rated it liked it Jun 12, Oct 03, Steven rated it liked it. Mumford indicates the shifts in time with great economy, simply raising and lowering a glass panel across the back wall that backs the space with shimmering cobalt blue light to indicate the different nights.

Byron rated it really liked it Mar 28, Jul 03, Si Squires-Kasten rated it it was ok Shelves: He teaches playwriting at The New School for Drama. In broad outline, it flirts with any number of second-hand scenarios.

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Jun 29, Chambers Stevens rated it it was amazing Shelves: Yet, typically, Shinn initially leaves that military theme hanging. While an interesting commentary on passive aggression, it is not specific as to what the actual primary storyline was intended to be.


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Lists with This Book. Jan 26, Kris Vire rated it liked it Shelves: Asa Merritt rated it it was ok May 18, Aug 01, Josh rated it it was ok. The play subsequently runs along a double time structure, present scenes interleaved with the last night all three of them spent together, the night before Craig left for war. Ddying rated it liked it Jul 12, Jan 27, Rick rated it liked it. With courtiers circling [ Which meant it was time to read Shinn. Please fill out this field with valid email address.

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Well let me say this Shinn is among the most provocative and ciy of American playw. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Advertise About Tips Contact Us. I christopehr rave review after rave review of his plays but still I didn’t read any. C rated it it was ok Sep 15, Catherine Goldstone rated it really liked it Mar 19, Or should we seek redress, judging the past by present-day standards?

Winston Duke has had quite a year. Justine Hince rated it liked it Dec 08, Books by Christopher Shinn. The play jumps back and forth between the wife and husband, Seriously, how did August: Osage County win the Pulitzer over two vastly superior plays? Well let me christophwr I waited a long time to read the plays of Christopher Shinn.


It stuck with me for days after finishing, and the more I think about it, the more I appreciate the depth and nuance. Brandon Pollock rated it it was amazing Jul 22, It’s the kind of play that makes me feel like my mom: I like expansive works. Also, the subtlety of the writing isn’t well served by the actual plot identical twins?!?

Allison rated it really liked it Jan 26, At a more profound level, we gradually come to understand how, no matter how much they struggle to tell the truth, all three are lying to themselves.

I’m officially co-producing this show. The New York Times. Morgan Mitchell rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Mack rated it it was amazing Sep 03,