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Every Brilliant Thing

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September 23 – November 5, 2017
In the Ellyn Bye Studio

Every Brilliant Thing

  • Previews are Sep. 23-28 | Opening night Sep. 29
  • By Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe
  • Starring Isaac Lamb
  • Directed by Rose Riordan

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“Heart-wrenching, hilarious ... possibly one of the funniest plays you’ll ever see, full stop.”
-The Guardian

“Brilliant? Let us count the ways" 
-Oregon ArtsWatch

Duncan Macmillan’s play shines hilarious and compassionate light in dark corners of the human condition, and the way in which the creators have constructed the performance is refreshingly theatrical. A reminder that hope is never truly lost, and a testament to the healing power of storytelling. 

Who’s Who:
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Playbill:
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Run Time:
Approximately 70 minutes, no intermission.

Note:
Recommended for ages 14 and up. Contains adult situations and references to suicide. Children under 6 are not permitted at any production at The Armory.

More About This Production

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Reviews of "Every Brilliant Thing"

“Heart-wrenching, hilarious ... possibly one of the funniest plays you’ll ever see, full stop.”

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You Are Not Alone

If you or someone you know is in crisis, support is available 24 hours a day. 

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"Every Brilliant Thing" Cast and Creative Team

We've assembled a *BRILLIANT* cast and creative team for this powerful play.

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Bringing "Every Brilliant Thing" to The Armory

A deeper look into our rehearsal process. 

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The Story Behind "Every Brilliant Thing"

From a favor to a friend to an HBO documentary, explore the making of Every Brilliant Thing.

Portland Center Stage is committed to identifying & interrupting instances of racism & all forms of oppression, through the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, & accessibility (IDEA).

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