Every Brilliant Thing

4
A powerful look at the effect of suicide on families
By Edfringe16 - 14th Aug 2016

BrilliantWith a mass of audience participation we are led through the life of someone from six to adulthood whose mother attempts suicide several times and finally suceeds. His coping mechanism, with all that life throws at him, is to make a list of all the brilliant things in the world. A list that eventually reaches 1 million items but essentially fails to change things for the better.

Superbly crafted and performed I found myself deeply affected by this piece. An extraordinary piece of theatre.


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