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Every Brilliant Thing - A One-Person Play by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe

  • The Burgdorff Center 10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ, 07040 United States (map)

Every Brilliant Thing is a comic memoir, told by a single narrator, about depression. Their mother attempts suicide during their childhood, and they are inspired to write a list of every reason to keep living. Ranging from the simplest pleasures to moments that come once in a lifetime, the list grows and ages with the narrator, as they manage their own depression. Sometimes they can add several things at a time, and sometimes it takes years to think of anything new. But no matter the personal struggle, new brilliance comes from the most unexpected places. For full performance schedule and tickets at $15, visit

Earlier Event: September 1
Maplewood Porchfest 2019
Later Event: September 12
Echoed in My Bones - Book Launch