"Every Brilliant Thing" Guest Performance
April 27 (7:30pm)
Florence Busby Corriher Theatre
Category: Theatre Productions
Three Bone Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of "Every Brilliant Thing" on Friday, April 27 at 7:30pm in the Florence Busby Corriher Black Box Theatre.
By Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe
Directed by Robin Tynes
Starring Tania Kelly
Following sold-out runs in London and New York and a special performance on HBO, Three Bone Theatre is proud to present the regional premiere of Every Brilliant Thing.
The little girl is six years old. Mom's in hospital. Dad says she's "done something stupid." She finds it hard to be happy. So the child starts to make a list of everything that's brilliant about the world. Everything that's worth living for: 1. Ice cream. 2. Water Fights. 3. Staying up past your bedtime and being allowed to watch TV. 4. The color yellow. 5. Things with stripes. And she leaves it on her mom's pillow in the hopes of making her feel better. The list takes on a life of its own as the little girl grows up and faces her own struggles with mental illness. Every Brilliant Thing is more than just a play about depression, it's a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience about the lengths we will go to for those we love.
In this remarkable one-woman show, award-winning comedienne Tania Kelly enlists the audience as co-conspirators in the plot to celebrate life and turns them into members of an ensemble that creates the evening's story. This production is directed by Catawba Theatre alum Robin Tynes, the Founding Artistic Director of Three Bone Theatre. Three Bone Theatre is Charlotte's home for the best of adult contemporary theatre and recently received the 2017 George A. Parides Professional Theatre Award from the North Carolina Theatre Conference.
Every Brilliant Thing is recommended for ages 14+.
10% of proceeds will be donated to YADF.
At the Door: $25; Student $15
About Three Bone Theatre
Three Bone Theatre was co-founded in 2012 by Catawba Alums Carmen Bartlett and Robin Tynes. Robin is currently serving as the founding artistic director and is directing Every Brilliant Thing. Robin graduated in 2012 with her BFA in Musical Theatre. Carmen graduated in 2010 with her BA in Theatre Arts.
For more information, visit www.ThreeBoneTheatre.com.