This collection brings together some of the playwright's most acclaimed work to date. Along with an introduction by Shinn himself, 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 about four isolated young people searching for connection on the 4th of July.
Picked (Vineyard Theatre, New York, 2011) takes as its center a young actor who is cast as the star in a major movie and the impact this 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 memories of the past.