Every Brilliant Thing
A play by Duncan Macmillan
Directed by and starring Jerry Miller
One of the funniest plays you will ever see about depression: 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. Filled to the brim with joy, this heart-wrenching and very funny play explores the lengths we go to save the ones we love.
Second Stage Showcase Series Production – Limited Run