Storylines – Every Brilliant Thing

A new web feature for our productions. We’ve gathered together all sorts of digital information about our production of Every Brilliant Thing.

PERTH FESTIVAL – DUNCAN MACMILLAN


BUZZFEED

99 Of The Best Things In The World

Life can be confusing and hard. Sometimes, though, it’s the absolute best.


HBO DOCUMENTARY FILMS


THE GUARDIAN – INTERVIEW

Duncan Macmillan: theatre at its best is an intervention

His plays examine parenthood (Lungs), depression (Every Brilliant Thing) and climate change (2071). The motivation, says Duncan Macmillan, is to say something that isn’t being said

https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2014/sep/23/duncan-macmillan-theatre-every-brilliant-thing-lungs-2071


PORTLAND CENTER STAGE – INTERVIEW

The making of Every Brilliant Thing from 2009 – 2013

“We wanted it to be a conversation with the lights on. Everyone could see each other, everyone could hear each other, and everyone could laugh and cry together. The word we kept using was the “gesture” of the piece, as in, let’s not separate us from the audience; let’s do everything together.”

https://www.pcs.org/blog/the-story-behind-every-brilliant-thing