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Fridays, Saturdays, September 6, 2019 - September 14, 2019
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
|Suggested Audiences:||Elders, Adult, College, High School|
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St. John's High School
378 Main St
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
|Cost:||Regular - $20.00; Seniors/Students - $18.00; Groups - $16.00|
|Description:||Central Mass premiere!
Directed By: Matthew J. Carr
Performed By: Lexi Meunier
Venue: Black Box Theatre at St. John’s High School, 378 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA
Performance Dates/Times: September 6, 7, 13, and 14 at 7:30 p.m. September 8 and 15 at 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: Regular Admission $20.00; Seniors/Students $18.00; Groups (10 or more) $16.00
Reservations: Phone 508-296-0797 or Email to email@example.com
The Story: You're seven years old. Mom's in the 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. You leave it on her pillow. You know she's read it because she's corrected your spelling. A play about depression and the lengths to which we will go for those we love.
Press: "Mr. Macmillan's play, often very funny, is fully aware that in the face of great loss and depression, a real effort of will is required to recall why it's worth continuing with life. That will is the force that animates Every Brilliant Thing." - Ben Brantley, New York Times (Critics' Pick)
"Every Brilliant Thing finds a perfect balance between conveying the struggles of life, and celebrating all that is sweet in it." -The Independent (London).
"...very charming...offers sentimentality without shame...guaranteed to keep your eyes brimming... captivating..." -NY Times.
"Every Brilliant Thing is sad, but it is also gloriously funny and exceptionally warm. It's a show that spells out a little of what depression can do to people, but it also highlights the irrepressible resilience of the human spirit and the capacity to find delight in the everyday." -Time Out (London).
(Produced by Special Arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.)
Entered by: Matthew J Carr (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Created: August 19, 2019 at 12:06 PM
Last Modified: August 19, 2019 at 12:21 PM
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