.City Lights Theater Company Puts on ‘Every Brilliant Thing’

There are many joys in life to keep in mind when the going gets tough: a cool summer breeze, a new book, coffee with an old friend. In City Lights’s forthcoming Every Brilliant Thing, the company aims to bring all of those small tidbits to life, following the seven-year-old protagonist as family drama festers underneath. Written by Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe, the play wants to show that the small things really matter, whether you’re young or old. As one Chicago Tribune critic wrote, “I can’t remember feeling sad at not being able to continue my weekend without my fellow audience members.”

Every Brilliant Thing

Opens Thu, 8pm, $29

City Lights, San Jose

Grace Stetson
Grace Stetsonhttps://www.gracestetson.com
Born and raised in Sunnyvale, Grace Stetson is a freelance journalist and content strategist currently based in Santa Cruz. She mainly covers housing, development and homelessness for publications in Santa Cruz County, but additionally writes on arts and entertainment topics for publications across the greater Bay Area. When not working, you can find her at a local coffee shop, independent movie theater, or out on a hiking trail.


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