The Drunken City

Playwrights Horizons - Drunken City


Off on the bar crawl to end all bar crawls, three twenty-something brides-to-be find their lives going topsy-turvy when one of them begins to question her future after a chance encounter with a recently jilted stranger. The Drunken City is a wildly theatrical take on the mystique of marriage and the ever-changing nature of love and identity in a city that never sleeps.


“A playful and hopeful comedy. A little heartache always goes well with hilarity. There’s only one response to something as pleasing as The Drunken City —another round!” – New York Daily News

“Adam Bock’s scalpel-sharp insight has made him a potent force on today’s theater scene. Tart, smart, and intoxicating.” – The New York Sun
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Premiered at Kitchen Theatre Company, Ithaca, NY
Directed by Rachel Lampert and Jesse Bush
With Alison Bacewitz, Brendan Farley, Karl Gregory, Kevin Rockover, Erica Steinhagen and Lauren Walsh Singerman

NYC Premiere: Playwrights Horizons
Directed by Trip Cullman
With Cassie Beck, Mike Colter, Maria DIzzia, Barrett Foa, Sue Jean Kim and Alfredo Narciso