Ian has left the priesthood to become a therapist. John is one of his first clients. John's wife has been killed in a car accident, and he keeps seeing her ghost. As John recovers with Ian's help, Ian himself is going under with troubles of his own.
Shining City premiered at the Royal Court Theatre on the mainstage in July 2004.
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illuminates the poetic precision of Mr. McPherson’s accomplishment here and makes you realize anew why this Irish playwright is one of the finest dramatists writing in English
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