Duncan Macmillan’s ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ returns to Cairo’s Rawabet Art Space

Ahram Online , Tuesday 14 Jun 2022

A translated version of ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ is scheduled to be rerun four more times this month between 17 and 20 June at Rawabet Art Space, where it originally premiered on 13 May and ran multiple times till 17 May.

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Nanda Mohamed in Every Brilliant Thing at Rawabet Art Space (Photo: courtesy of Orient Productions)


Every Brilliant Thing is a play written by Duncan Macmillan in the 2010s that told the story of a heartfelt journey through a mother’s suicidal depression and its repercussions on her family.

Highly innovative, it has seen great success on stages in the UK and around the world. 

The play was translated into Arabic and adapted by Ahmed El-Attar, who also worked on the mise-en-scene. It also features Syrian actor Nanda Mohamed as the protagonist of the monodrama.

Read the play’s review here.


17, 18, 19, 20 June 2022 at 8pm

Rawabet Art Space, 5 Hussein Basha El-Meamari, Marouf, Downtown Cairo. 

Lobby opens 30 minutes before the show. Late admissions not allowed.

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