One Yellow Rabbit Presents Paines Plough and Pentabus Theatre Company production of
Every Brilliant Thing
January 17th, 18th, 19th, 21st 2017 – 7:30 pm
January 20th 2017 - 6:30 PM & 10:00 pm
2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary
Part of the 31st annual High Performance Rodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts
You’re six years old. Mum’s in 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.
A new play by award-winning playwright Duncan Macmillan about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love. MacMillan treats the subject with joy and humour and displays the full breadth of his renowned comedic talent. Based on true and untrue stories, this interactive theatre event involves different members of the audience each night. It engages the audience with its accessibility and insights into depression that are rarely discussed openly.
Every Brilliant Thing received critical and audience acclaim at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival, subsequent tour and in New York during a 16-week Off-Broadway run. Co-produced by Paines Plough, the UK’s leading new writing touring company at the forefront of finding bold new writing, directing and acting talent with Pentabus Theatre – the nation’s leading rural touring company.