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Every Brilliant Thing

WHEN
21 Oct
7:00pm
22 Oct
7:00pm
WHERE
X Space, Baycourt View Map
DURATION
75 minutes (no interval)
TICKET
Full $40, Earlybird $35, Student $20, Group of 6+ $35pp Earlybird finishes 5 September 2021
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By Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe, Directed by Danielle Cormack, Presented by Silo Theatre

"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

"I leave the theatre immediately curious to seek a second viewing." – Theatreview

You’re seven years old. Dad’s picked you up late from school. He tells you that Mum’s done something stupid: that she’s hurt herself because she’s sad. You start to write a list. It’s a list of every brilliant thing in the world. Years pass, decades disappear, the world evolves, and the list takes on a life of its own — because there are plenty of brilliant things in the world, if you just know where to look.

An international sensation since its world premiere in 2014, Duncan Macmillan’s critically acclaimed play comes to Tauranga following a 2020 season met with countless standing ovations. Silo Theatre brings Every Brilliant Thing to Baycourt Community & Arts Centre for a strictly limited season performed by the inimitable Anapela Polata'ivao.

Every Brilliant Thing is a warm, deep hug: a story about depression, loss, and discovering all the beautiful moments in life — whether it’s ice-cream, bumper boats, stuffing from a hangī, or peeing in the sea when nobody knows.

"Must-see theatre." – Theatreview

Trigger Warning: Every Brilliant Thing contains adult themes and references to self-harm and suicide and is recommended for ages 15 and above.

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