Martha Plimpton Joins Brían O'Byrne and Oliver Platt in Cast of MTC's Shining City
Originally presented at London's Royal Court Theater to critical acclaim, Shining City is set in Dublin, where a guilt-ridden man named John (Platt) reaches out to Ian, a troubled therapist (O'Byrne), after seeing the ghost of his recently deceased wife. Plimpton will play Neasa, a woman who becomes caught up in Ian's personal turmoil.
Plimpton was previously seen on Broadway in Sixteen Wounded. Her Off-Broadway credits include The False Servant, Boston Marriage, Flesh and Blood, and Hobson's Choice for which she won the Obie Award. She has appeared in such films as The Mosquito Coast, Running on Empty, and I Shot Andy Warhol, and she recieved an Emmy Award nomination for her guest starring role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.