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Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan
May 17 - 26 , 2018 • DUKE ENERGY THEATER at Spirit Square
Pricing:$22 in advance, $28 night of show at the door.
You’re six years old. Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s “done something stupid.” She finds it hard to be happy. So you start to make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world. Everything that’s worth living for. 1. Ice cream. 2. Kung Fu movies. 3. Burning things. 4. Laughing so hard you shoot milk out your nose. 5. Construction cranes. 6. Me. You leave it on her pillow. You know she’s read it because she’s corrected your spelling. Soon, the list will take on a life of its own. Every Brilliant Thing is more than just a pla;, it’s an experience about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love.
“[A] heart-wrenching, hilarious play…One of the funniest plays you’ll ever see about depression—and possibly one of the funniest plays you’ll ever see, full stop .”
-The Guardian (UK)
Every Brilliant Thing is recommended for ages 16+
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