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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:30 PM
Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:30 PM
Friday, September 15, 2017 8:00 PM
Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:00 PM
Saturday, September 16, 2017 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 17, 2017 2:00 PM // Arthur Miller Theatre

Every Brilliant Thing

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.

This new play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love was commissioned by Paines Plough, one of the UK’s leading theater companies devoted to new writing. The show, an interactive, heartwarming, and life-affirming piece of theater that involves members of the audience, recounts a life lived in the shadow of suicide and “may be the funniest show about depression you’ve ever seen…about finding reasons to live rather than reasons to die. And those reasons can be as minute as wearing a cape and as big as falling in love.” (New York Post)

The week of September 5-11 is National Suicide Prevention Week.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)

Our educational partner for this event is the U-M Depression Center.

FUNDED IN PART BY

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:30 PM
Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:30 PM
Friday, September 15, 2017 8:00 PM
Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:00 PM
Saturday, September 16, 2017 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 17, 2017 2:00 PM // Arthur Miller Theatre
Every Brilliant Thing

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9/12/17 7:30 PM
9/14/17 7:30 PM
9/15/17 8:00 PM
9/16/17 5:00 PM
9/16/17 8:00 PM
9/17/17 2:00 PM

Arthur Miller Theatre

Every Brilliant Thing

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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.

This new play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love was commissioned by Paines Plough, one of the UK’s leading theater companies devoted to new writing. The show, an interactive, heartwarming, and life-affirming piece of theater that involves members of the audience, recounts a life lived in the shadow of suicide and “may be the funniest show about depression you’ve ever seen…about finding reasons to live rather than reasons to die. And those reasons can be as minute as wearing a cape and as big as falling in love.” (New York Post)

The week of September 5-11 is National Suicide Prevention Week.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)

Our educational partner for this event is the U-M Depression Center.

BUY TICKETS

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:30 PM
Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:30 PM
Friday, September 15, 2017 8:00 PM
Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:00 PM
Saturday, September 16, 2017 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 17, 2017 2:00 PM, Arthur Miller Theatre
Every Brilliant Thing

PERFORMANCE DAY:

September 2017
SMTWTFS
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PERFORMANCE TIME:

Buy Tickets

Or call the ticket office at 734-764-2538

* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

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