by Conor McPherson
In present-day Dublin, a woman comes to a counsellor seeking help after seeing the ghost of her recently-deceased wife. Meanwhile, the counsellor is dealing with his own crisis of faith and identity. Routine visits between the two transform into a desperate struggle between the living and the dead – a struggle which will shape and define both of them for the rest of their lives.
An examination of guilt, faith, sexuality, and identity, Shining City seeks to understand the tenuous phenomenon that occurs when we begin to haunt ourselves.
Content Warnings: Discussions of homophobia, alcoholism, domestic violence, and death.
Performance Dates & Times
October 14, 2021 - 8:00pm
October 15, 2021 - 8:00pm
October 16, 2021 - 8:00pm
This performance is only open to asymptomatic, fully-vaccinated students, faculty, and staff. Students currently on leave are considered visitors and may not attend performances.
The performance will begin promptly at the listed start time, and we will not be able to seat patrons arriving after the performance has begun.