EVERY BRILLIANT THING
+ Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe In Conversation
Dir RANDY BARBATO & FENTON BAILEY
US 2016. 62 min.
Every Brilliant Thing is one of the theatrical phenomena of the decade, enchanting audiences worldwide with the hilarious, heart-wrenching story of a young man growing up in the shadow of his mother’s suicide attempts. Starring co-writer Jonny Donahoe, it’s uplifting, unforgettable portrayal of the lengths we’ll go to for love.
Every Brilliant Thing is a Paines Plough and Pentabus Theatre Company production. It is supported by MindsEye, Anne McMeehan and Jim Roberts and was developed with the support of nabokov and the Jersey Arts Trust.
With Jonny Donahoe. 62min. 15. Courtesy of World of Wonder
“A wise and witty examination of depression and the effect it has on family members… a perfect antidote for the holiday blues.” Hollywood Reporter
“One of the funniest plays you’ll ever see about depression – and possibly one of the funniest plays you’ll ever see, full stop … a phenomenally engaging performance from Jonny Donahoe.” The Guardian (on the stage version)
“Every Brilliant Thing finds a perfect balance between conveying the struggles of life, and celebrating all that is sweet in it.” The Independent (on the stage version)
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There will be a collection for The Samaritans after the screening. For more information, visit www.samaritans.org
Our closing night screening of Every Brilliant Thing is supported by MindsEye.