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Brooklyn Laundry Tickets

Cecily Strong and David Zayas star in this premiere from John Patrick Shanley.
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About Brooklyn Laundry

Doing laundry may be a chore, but seeing Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong and Tony Award nominee David Zayas in Brooklyn Laundry is something you'll want on your to-do list. Get a load of the latest world-premiere play by John Patrick Shanley at Manhattan Theatre Club — get Brooklyn Laundry tickets on TodayTix now.

The Tony-, Pulitzer-, and Oscar-winning playwright steps into the director's chair for Brooklyn Laundry off Broadway, adding to his already massive range of talents as a playwright and screenwriter. His latest tragicomedy follows four Brooklynites at their (as the title suggests) local laundromat as they deal with life's cruel tricks, the big changes that spring from little events, and the other highs and lows of adulthood.

Don't lose your claim ticket to the latest work by one of today's most esteemed writers. Get tickets to Brooklyn Laundry in New York.

Start date

February 6th, 2024

End date

April 14th, 2024



Recommended for ages 13+

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Audiences Say
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Great staging, Romantic

370 reviews on Show-Score

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Stars on stage

Cecily Strong

Cecily Strong

David Zayas

David Zayas

Brooklyn Laundry cast and creative team

By: John Patrick Shanley
Director: John Patrick Shanley
Producer: Manhattan Theatre Club
Cast list: Cecily Strong, David Zayas, Florencia Lozano, Andrea Syglowski


New York City Center

131 W 55th St, New York, NY, USA, 10019


Wheelchair access, assistive listening devices

More information about Brooklyn Laundry

The four main characters of the Brooklyn Laundry play are three sisters and the male owner of the title laundromat. The play is also partly a love story between two of the characters: the down-on-his luck Owen and chronically single, financially unstable Fran, who start off disliking each other.

Brooklyn Laundry is Shanley's latest new play since 2021, when he premiered Candlelight at the New Ohio Theatre. It's his 27th total play since his first, Welcome to the Moon, premiered in 1982. All but one of his plays premiered in New York (save his third play, Savage in Limbo, in London).

What to watch for

  • John Patrick Shanley is having a renaissance this season — a "Shanleyssance," if you will. Brooklyn Laundry premieres just after revivals of his early play Danny and the Deep Blue Sea and his Pulitzer-winning masterpiece Doubt.
  • Anyone who's ever quoted "Snap out of it!" a la Cher has Shanley to thank. He won his Oscar for writing the screenplay for Moonstruck.
  • Shanley grew up in the Bronx, so he usually sets his works in the five boroughs. Brooklyn Laundry, of course, is no exception!
  • The last time Shanley directed one of his own plays (The Portuguese Kid) was in 2017, also for Manhattan Theatre Club.
  • More recently, in 2020, Shanley directed a film adaptation of his Best Play Tony nominee, Outside Mullingar. The movie is titled Wild Mountain Thyme and stars Emily Blunt and Jamie Dorman.
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