“Every Brilliant Thing” to Launch Second U.K. Tour—Playing Final Weeks at Barrow Street Theatre
Rick Miramontez / Michael Jorgensen / Lily Robinson
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
DUNCAN MACMILLAN’S SMASH HIT
“ E V E R Y B R I L L I A N T T H I N G ”
TO LAUNCH SECOND U.K. TOUR
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
PLAYING FINAL WEEKS
AT THE BARROW STREET THEATRE
THROUGH MARCH 29TH
New York, NY (March 16, 2015) – Producers Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian, Tom Wirtshafter, and Patrick Daly are proud to announce that the Paines Plough and Pentabus Theatre Company’s production of Olivier Award nominee Duncan Macmillan’s highly acclaimed new play, Every Brilliant Thing, will embark on its second U.K. tour following its critically acclaimed North American premiere at off-Broadway’s Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street).
Written by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe, and direction by George Perrin, Every Brilliant Thing opened to rave reviews at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) on Sunday, December 14th and is currently playing an extended engagement through March 29th, following a much-raved-over engagement in London and Edinburgh.
“We are thrilled for the continuing life of this heartfelt story, from audiences across the U.K. having the opportunity to see it again to future plans here in the U.S.,” said producer Jean Doumanian.
Every Brilliant Thing will embark on its second U.K. tour with performances beginning at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival in Wales on May 2, 2015, and will play cities across the U.K. including Liverpool, Oxford, the Brighton Festival, and Canterbury, among other engagements. For a full tour schedule, please visit http://www.painesplough.com/current-programme/by-date/every-brilliant-thing
1. Ice cream, 2. Water fights, 3. Things with stripes, 4. Christopher Walken’s voice, 5. Rollercoasters. In Every Brilliant Thing, a young boy attempts to ease his mother's depression by creating a list of all the best things in the world. Everything worth living for. Through adulthood, as the list grows, he learns the deep significance it has on his own life. Every Brilliant Thing is a new play about depression and the lengths we will go for those we love.
Every Brilliant Thing plays the following performance schedule: Tuesday-Fridays at 7:30PM and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30PM & 7:30PM. Tickets for the production are now on sale via www.smarttix.com, on the phone at 212-868-4444, or in person at the Barrow Street Theatre box office, open at 1:00PM daily and are priced at $20 – $59. Student tickets are priced at $20 and are available to purchase online in advance.
The Paines Plough and Pentabus Theatre Company production of Every Brilliant Thing is presented Off-Broadway by Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian, Tom Wirtshafter, and Patrick Daly.
The Barrow Street Theatre is located at 27 Barrow Street at 7th Avenue South in the heart of Greenwich Village. Nearby subway stops are the 1 at Christopher Street (walk 1 block South on 7th Avenue to Barrow) and the A, C, E, B, D, F and M at West 4th (walk West on 4th Street, left on Barrow).
“Ingenious, captivating and very funny. I was incredibly moved.”
– Ben Brantley, The New York Times
“If I see a performance piece anytime soon that give me as much pleasure
and raises my spirits as high as Jonny Donahoe’s has, I’ll be grateful.”
– Huffington Post
“Every Brilliant Thing, in it’s simple way, is as profound a work
as you’re ever likely to experience on a New York stage.”
“One of the more uplifting and joyful plays to see this winter.”
– Associated Press
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