The Greek production of the worldwide smash-hit show “Every Brilliant Thing” (Όλα αυτά τα υπέροχα πράγματα) by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe, watched by thousands of people in Greece and Cyprus, now comes to London!
A play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love.
“An interaction of exceptional sensitivity, capable of bringing new audiences to the theatre.” Athinorama
“We went in as strangers, we left united and happy.” Stamatis Kraounakis
Directed by Ioli Andreadi
Performed by Melina Theocharidou
Produced by OliviosK Productions in collaboration with the Hellenic Centre for the London performances
Performed in Greek
Tickets: £18 / £15 (Hellenic Centre Members & concessions)
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Following the highly successful performances at Neos Kosmos Theatre, Bob Festival within the Athens and Epidaurus Festival and the sold-out tour in Heraklion, Preveza, Cyprus, Drapetsona, Rethymno, Santorini, Chania, Ioannina, Syros, Thessaloniki and Milos, the Greek production of Every Brilliant Thing directed by Ioli Andreadi and performed by Melina Theocharidou, now comes to London for only 3 performances.
About the play
The mother of a seven-year-old girl attempts suicide. The girl, wanting to help her mother, begins a list of every brilliant thing in the world that is worth living for. Now an adult, she comes to tell us her story, asking the audience to play all the other people in her life.
The play by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe was first staged in 2013 in the United Kingdom and since then has been on tour around the world. Having won the Critics’ Pick of the New York Times and rave reviews by The Guardian, Time Out, Independent, Evening Standard, Telegraph and Sunday Times, and following its huge success enjoyed in the UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand, came to Greece for the first time in the spring 2017.
16-18 Paddington Street,
London W1U 5AS
“Heart-wrenching, hilarious…possibly one of the funniest plays you’ll ever see, full stop.” ★★★★ The Guardian
“Funny, clever and surprisingly uplifting.” ★★★★ The Telegraph
“Filled to the brim with joy…beautiful, heart wrenching and very funny.” ★★★★ Time Out London