SHINING CITY is set in Dublin, where a guilt-ridden man reaches out to a therapist after seeing the ghost of his recently deceased wife. Wrestling with his own demons, the therapist can only do so much to help. Routine visits between the two men quickly become a gripping struggle to survive, changing both of them for the rest of their lives.
"…moving, compassionate, ingenious and absolutely gripping…[McPherson is] the finest dramatist of his generation." —Daily Telegraph (London). "A haunting exploration of human frailties." —Evening Standard (London). "I was blown away…Conor McPherson's new play is haunting, inspired and absolutely glorious." —NY Times.
"…a heartbreaking, captivating, exquisitely beautiful new play with a heart-stopping surprise. Fantastic." —Journal News. "A thoughtful, artful, absorbing new drama…" —Star-Ledger.