Every Brilliant Thing / Cyprus

The award-winning Every Brilliant Thing for the first time in Greece. A new play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love. 

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You’re six years old. Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s ‘done something stupid’. She finds it hard to be happy. So you start to make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world. Everything that’s worth living for. 1. Ice Cream. 2. Kung Fu Movies. 3. Burning Things. 4. Laughing so hard you shoot milk out your nose 5. Construction cranes. 6. Me. You leave it on her pillow. You know she’s read it because she’s corrected your spelling. Soon, the list will take on a life of its own.

ARTos Foundation, Nicosia

from 17/5/2017 until 21/5/2017

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About the play

The mother of a seven year old girl attempted suicide. "It was something completely stupid, which happens when someone can not anything to be happy," she was told. The girl wanted to help his mother begins a list of every beautiful thing in the world that is worth living. Adult anymore, comes to tell her story, motivating people to play other characters in her life.

The work of Duncan Macmillan & Jonny Donahoe Every Brilliant Thing was first staged in 2013 in United Kingdom and since then constantly traveling around the world. Having won the Critics' Pick of the New York Times and the rave reviews of the Guardian, Time Out, Independent, Evening Standard, Telegraph and Sunday Times, and after the huge success enjoyed in England, America, Australia and New Zealand, comes the spring 2017 for the first time in Greece, to be presented to the New World Theater, directed Ioli Andreadis with Melina Theoharidou the main role.

★★★★ The Guardian 'Hilarious ... probably one of the funniest works that will ever see.'

★★★★ The Telegraph 'Funny, smart, surprisingly inspiring.'

★★★★ Time Out London 'overflowing joy ... beautiful, touching. And very funny. '


Translator: Anthony Galeos

Director: Ioli Andreadi

Adapted by Ioli Andreadi, Aris Asproulis

Set & Costume Designer: Dimitra Liakoura

Lighting Designer: Christina Thanasoula

Photography: Panos Michael

Performed by Melina Theoharidou

Produced by OliviosK Productions