Tiny Beautiful Things
Listen harder. Love endlessly.
“A heart-tugging, emotionally rewarding evening.” —HuffPost
A celebration of the simple beauty of being human, this funny and deeply touching exploration of resilience is based on Cheryl Strayed’s (Wild) journey as the beloved anonymous advice columnist for “Dear Sugar.” Over the years, thousands of people turned to Sugar for words of wisdom, compassion, and hope. At first unsure of herself, Sugar finds a way to weave her own life experiences together with the deep yearning and heartrending questions from her readers. Brilliantly adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos, the Academy Award-nominated writer of My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
Approximately 80 minutes, no intermission.
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Join us for brief informational talks at 6:55 p.m. before every weeknight performance. Does not include preview performances.
Post-show discussions with cast and crew follow matinee performances March 7, 9, 14, 21, 23, and 28.
Recommended for ages 16 and up. Contains strong language and adult content (learn more by calling 503-445-3700). Children under 6 are not permitted at any production at The Armory.
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"Exhilarating ... Strayed barely leaves her kitchen. But her passage through Tiny Beautiful Things is as resonant as her 1,100-mile mile trek through the Western wilderness and filled with collectible, golden treasures." - The Oregonian
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Meet the exciting cast and creative team behind Cheryl Strayed's Tiny Beautiful Things.
Typically the one answering the questions, Strayed shares some insights into the evolution of her New York Times bestselling book, Tiny Beautiful Things.
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