Theatre Royal Stratford East
Fri 17 Sep - Sat 23 Oct 2021
By David Hennessy/Irish World
Downton Abbey star Brendan Coyle leads the cast this week for the first London revival of Conor McPherson’s Shining City since it premiered to critical acclaim at the Royal Court in 2004. Regarded as one of Ireland’s greatest ever playwrights, Conor McPherson is known for plays such as The Weir and The Seafarer.
Nadia Fall will direct Brendan, Rory Keenan, Curtis-Lee Ashqar and Michelle Fox for the production at Theatre Royal Stratford East. Shining City is described as a poignant and unsettling exploration of guilt, loneliness and the spaces between us....