Dying City: Powerful Two Actor Drama at Addison Theatre Center
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Little Women, one of the most widely read novels in the English language, has been transformed into a spirited musical that lights up the stage. Louisa May Alcott's cherished story traces the adventures of the four young March sisters -- oldest sister Meg, tomboy and budding author Jo, shy and gentle Beth, and the lovely, artistic Amy -- as they grow up during some truly trying times in Civil War-torn America. Little Women: The Musical will make you laugh and cry with the triumphs and tragedies of its timeless, uplifting tale. Learn More
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This gripping and powerful drama tells the story of Kelly, a young therapist whose husband died in Iraq, and his twin brother who unexpectedly shows up at her doorstep one year later. __
Dying City__ marks the directorial debut of Dallas Theater Center’s Brierley Resident Acting Company member Lee Trull. Lee previously starred in STT’s award winning and critically acclaimed production of Scapino. He also serves as an artistic consultant for STT.
“Second Thought Theatre is among the most exciting and provocative theater companies in Dallas,” says Trull. “They are producing top notch, high quality work and I am thrilled to have been given the opportunity to direct such an exciting play with this incredible cast.”
__Dying City __will star STT Ensemble Member Rhett Henckel (STT’s Earth and Sky) in the dual role of twin brothers Craig and Peter. Making her STT debut is Grace Heid in the role of Kelly.
“Rhett Henckel and Grace Heid are fresh faces in the Dallas theatre community. And although many will know Lee’s work as a playwright and actor, audiences will get to see a new side of Lee as an artist with this show,” says STT Co-Artistic Director Chris LaBove. “This has been a pivotal year for Second Thought Theatre and Dying City is the perfect play to finish out our season on the right note.”
Christopher Shinn received the 2005 Obie Award in playwrighting and a Robert Chelsey Award in 2002. Dying City had its world premiere at the Royal Court Theatre in London in 2006 and played at New York’s Lincoln Center Theater in 2007.
About the Ticket Supplier: Second Thought Theatre
Second Thought Theatre seeks to capture the moment of creation between artist and audience. Dedicated to ensemble productions that explore challenging and dramatic works from the canon of theatrical literature, we strive to enlighten and entertain our audience by pushing the boundaries of human thought and emotion. Old works done in new ways, new works done in old ways. Everything is possible when you take a second thought.