Playwright Christopher Shinn: Tapping My Connecticut Roots

A few years ago when I was very sick and undergoing intensive chemotherapy, I found myself thinking a lot about the city I was born in, Hartford, and the town where I grew up, Wethersfield.

When you are in the kind of treatment I was in, there is not much you can do to occupy yourself. To pass the time I only had a few options: enjoy some kind of entertainment on a screen or follow the thoughts in my mind.