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Shining City Tickets & Information

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

261 West 47th Street

Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

New York NY 10036 View on map

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Shining City Summary

Originally produced at London’s Royal Court Theater to critical acclaim, Shining City focuses on a guilt-ridden man who visits a therapist after seeing the ghost of his recently deceased wife. What starts out as an everyday exchange becomes a gripping struggle to survive – a struggle that will change both men for the rest of their lives. MTC co-produced Mr. McPherson’s play The Weir, on Broadway in 1999.

Shining City Cast Members:

Brían F. O’Byrne, Oliver Platt, Martha Plimpton, Peter Scanavino

Shining City Creative Team

Author: Conor McPherson
Director: Robert Falls
Producer: Manhattan Theatre Club
Press Agent: Boneau / Bryan-Brown

Shining City Award Winners/Nominees

Nominated for 1 2006 Tony Award:

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play: Oliver Platt

Nominated for 1 2006 Drama Desk Award:
  • Outstanding Actor in a Play - Brían F. O’Byrne

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Shining City Quick Facts

Running Time:

90 minutes, with no intermission

Price Range


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Audience :

Appropriate 12+.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
April 20, 2006 May 9, 2006

Box Office Hours

Monday: Noon - 6pm
Tuesday - Wednesday: Noon - 7:30pm
Thursday - Friday: Noon - 8:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 8:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

April 21 - April 27:
Monday: Noon - 6pm
Tuesday: Noon - 7:30pm
Wednesday: Noon - 6pm
Thursday - Friday: Noon - 8:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 8:30pm
Sunday: 10am to 6pm

April 28 thru May 4:
Monday: Noon - 6pm
Tuesday: Noon - 7:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 8:30pm
Thursday - Friday: Noon - 8:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 8:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

May 5 thru June 15:
Monday: Noon - 6pm
Tuesday: Noon - 7:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 7:30pm
Thursday - Friday: Noon - 8:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 8:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

There are no advance sales 1/2 hour prior to a performance!


Please Note: Tickets to The Country House are not available at the Box Office at this time.

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