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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

Seating Chart

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 - Saturday: Noon - 6pm
Sunday: Closed

September 7 - September 13:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Sunday: Noon - 6pm

September 14 - September 20:
Monday: Noon - 6pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: Noon - 7:30pm
Thursday - Saturday: Noon - 8pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

September 21 - September 27:
Monday: Noon - 6pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: Noon - 7:30pm
Thursday & Friday: Noon - 8:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

September 28 - October 4:
Monday: Noon - 6pm
Tuesday: Noon - 7:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 7:30pm
Thursday & Friday: Noon - 8:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 8:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

October 5 - October 11:
Monday: Noon - 6pm
Tuesday: Noon - 7:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 7:30pm
Thursday: Noon - 5pm
Friday: Noon - 8:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 8:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

October 12 - October 18:
Monday: Noon - 6pm
Tuesday: Noon - 7:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 8:30pm
Thursday & Friday: Noon - 8:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 8:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

October 19 - November 22:
Monday: Noon - 6pm
Tuesday: Noon - 7:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 7:30pm
Thursday & Friday: Noon - 8:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 8:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

November 23 - November 29:
Monday & Tuesday: Noon - 7:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 7:30pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Noon - 8:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 8:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

November 30 - December 6:
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!

Mail Order

Shining City
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P. O. Box 998
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108-0998

Coat Room

A limited number of lockers are available at the theatre, subject to availability.