Shining City (Theatre Royal Stratford East)
Shining City (Theatre Royal Stratford East)

Shining City (Theatre Royal Stratford East) London Reviews and Tickets

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Nadia Fall's revival of Conor McPherson's moving and disturbing play about two men and their crises.

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Critic Reviews (3)

Time Out London
September 24th, 2021

‘Shining City’ is a beautiful, haunting play, and Brendan Coyle’s performance is remarkable: but Fall’s production doesn’t quite make the case for it being a classic.
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The Guardian (UK)
September 24th, 2021

This is still a play about two profoundly lost men but the women in their lives – despite rarely appearing on stage – are more prominent, and it is their pain that begins to seep into the endless lonely silences.
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The Arts Desk
September 27th, 2021

Nearly two decades after its Royal Court premiere, Shining City certainly holds up...The final moments undercut a star turn from Coyle that by rights should leave Shining City burning brightly.
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