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Umstead Park United Church of Christ


Oct
23 Sat
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Every Brilliant Thing

Raleigh, NC
United States
Show at 7:30 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $23.00
SENIOR/MILITARY: $20.00
GROUPS (10 OR MORE): $18.00
CAST: $18.00
STUDENT/EDUCATOR: $5.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / SENIOR/MILITARY / GROUPS (10 OR MORE) / CAST / STUDENT/EDUCATOR Public Onsale: August 2, 2021 8:00 AM to October 23, 2021 7:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Drawing on warmth, hope, and gentle humor, the play addresses the effects of depression and suicide, as experienced by son and playwright Duncan Macmillan, who was inspired to brighten his mother’s days by writing post-it notes with the brilliant things that make life worth living, such as, ice cream or water fights. Never speaking directly about his lists, he knows she reads it because she corrected his spelling. Macmillan revisits the list years later as a young man in love, a man growing up and experiencing life. The audience travels with him, as they interact and sometimes become key players in this retelling. Macmillan’s message in “Every Brilliant Thing” is that no matter how dark life may be, it may not be brilliant but it will get better.

by Duncan Macmillan, with Jonny Donahoe


Directed by J. Chachula, Featuring Thaddaeus Edwards


October 8-24, 2021 • Raleigh
An Interactive Play That Shines A Light On All Things Worth Living For


For the safety of our audience and actor, VACCINES and MASKS are required for this show. Seating is in the round, will have socially distanced groups on one side, and open seating on the other side. Seating is limited.


$5.00 - $23.00
Oct
24 Sun
Image for Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing

Raleigh, NC
United States
Show at 3:30 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $23.00
SENIOR/MILITARY: $20.00
GROUPS (10 OR MORE): $18.00
CAST: $18.00
STUDENT/EDUCATOR: $5.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / SENIOR/MILITARY / GROUPS (10 OR MORE) / CAST / STUDENT/EDUCATOR Public Onsale: August 2, 2021 8:00 AM to October 24, 2021 3:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Drawing on warmth, hope, and gentle humor, the play addresses the effects of depression and suicide, as experienced by son and playwright Duncan Macmillan, who was inspired to brighten his mother’s days by writing post-it notes with the brilliant things that make life worth living, such as, ice cream or water fights. Never speaking directly about his lists, he knows she reads it because she corrected his spelling. Macmillan revisits the list years later as a young man in love, a man growing up and experiencing life. The audience travels with him, as they interact and sometimes become key players in this retelling. Macmillan’s message in “Every Brilliant Thing” is that no matter how dark life may be, it may not be brilliant but it will get better.

by Duncan Macmillan, with Jonny Donahoe


Directed by J. Chachula, Featuring Thaddaeus Edwards


October 8-24, 2021 • Raleigh
An Interactive Play That Shines A Light On All Things Worth Living For


For the safety of our audience and actor, VACCINES and MASKS are required for this show. Seating is in the round, will have socially distanced groups on one side, and open seating on the other side. Seating is limited.


$5.00 - $23.00

8208 Brownleigh Drive
Raleigh, NC
United States