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Description - Shinn Plays by Christopher Shinn

A first volume of four plays from the Amercian playwright whose play Dying City was a critical and popular success at the Royal Court Theatre in May 2006. * Other People is set in New York among a twenty-something generation whose lives and hopes are blighted by disillusionment born of affluence and impotence in the face of the unknown. The play premiered in March 2000. * Where Do We Live, set in a post-September 11 world, asks to what extent New York's liberal multicultural society is under threat and how much we should care about the state in which our neighbours live. * The Coming World moves from Shinn's usual Manhattan environment to the coast of New England, where Dora is persuaded, against her better judgement, to help her ex, Ed, in a desperate attempt to escape from spiralling debt. Produced at the Soho Theatre in 2001. * Dying City shifts between 2004 and 2005 - the eve of one brother's departure for Iraq and the day that his twin brother visits his now widowed sister-in-law. The play premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in May 2006 to great critical acclaim. The books also features an introduction by the author.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713683271
ISBN-10: 0713683279
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 12-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christopher Shinn

Christopher Shinn, a young American playwright from New York, has had a number of plays produced in the UK. They include Four (Royal Court Theatre, 1998); Other People (Royal Court Theatre, 2000); Where Do We Live (Royal Court Theatre, 2002); The Coming World (Soho Theatre, 2001), and Dying City (Royal Court Theatre, 2006).

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