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Shinn Plays 2 : Now or Later; Four; Picked; On the Mountain (Hardcover) (Christopher Shinn)
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Ten years after the publication of Shinn Plays: One comes this second volume of his plays, bringing together some of the playwright's most acclaimed work to date.
The volume includes:
Now Or Later (Royal Court, London, 2008) examines religion, freedom of expression and personal responsibility, focused around a US presidential election.
Four (Royal Court, London 1998) is set on the 4th July public holiday and is about four isolated young people searching for connection.
Picked (Vineyard Theatre, New York, 2011) takes as its centre a young actor who is selected to star in a major movie and the impact this then has on his life and identity.
On The Mountain (South Coast Rep, Costa Mesa, 2005) is about a teenager whose mother is starting out on a new relationship, while both are battling with the memories of the past.
The anthology also features an introduction by the author.