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Every Brilliant Thing

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Every Brilliant Thing

Past Show

25 Aug - 18 Sep

Studio Underground

One of the most uplifting plays about everything worth living for.

  • "This is a must-see show; one that will probably be talked about for years, and likely a theatrical experience you will never forget."

    ArtsHub

Every Brilliant Thing

Performed in-the-round, by the incredible Luke Hewitt, Every Brilliant Thing is an hour of life affirming humour. This multiple award-winning international sensation throws audience members into the story as fathers, lovers, friends and allies following one person’s life in the shadow of mental illness. From the broad #4 ‘The Colour Yellow’ to the detailed #9998 ‘Watching someone watch your favourite film’, this joyous and intimate work shows us the miracles in life’s minutiae.

Hey,

Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s ‘done something stupid’. So I’m working on a list.

#1. Ice cream

#2. Water fights

Everything that’s brilliant about the world

#5. Things with stripes

#25. Wearing a cape

Everything that’s worth living for.

#314 The Way Ray Charles sings the word ‘You’

#319. Laughing so hard you shoot milk out of your nose

#823. Skinny Dipping

I’m going to try to get to one million

With Love

If you find yourself at lost end after the show, or notice you are still chewing over the tricky moments even in a week or two later, there are a number of organisations here to help. Connection and Wellbeing Australia (CAWA) have listed them here and there will be information in the foyer after the show.

Dates

25 Aug - 18 Sep

Venue

Studio Underground

Duration

1 hour 10 mins (no interval)

Content Warning

References to self-harm and suicide. Lifeline offers 24 hour counselling service 13 11 14.

Media

Artists

Luke Hewitt

Cast

Duncan Macmillan

Writer

Jonny Donahoe

Writer

Adam Mitchell

Director

Fiona Bruce

Set & Costume Designer

Kristie Smith

Lighting Designer

Melanie Robinson

Melanie Robinson

Composer & Sound Designer

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