Based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed (Wild) and adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Tiny Beautiful Things is a luminous play that personifies the unfathomable questions that are at the heart of being human. When a struggling writer is asked to take over the unpaid, anonymous position of advice columnist, she receives thousands of letters asking for advice. Sugar uses empathy and her personal experiences to help those seeking guidance for obstacles both large and small. Tiny Beautiful Thingsis a play about reaching when youre stuck, healing when youre broken, and finding the courage to take on the questions which have no answers. Tiny Beautiful Things contains adult language and themes. Recommended for ages 18+.Tiny Beautiful Things will be directed by Rosalind Faires. Rosalind Faires was the assistant director for Austin Playhouses production of The Book of Will. Other regional directing credits include: The Wolves (assistant director, Hyde Park Theatre), Much Ado About Nothing (Something For Nothing), Sense and Sensibility (assistant director, Dallas Theatre Center), Macbeth (Rude Fusion), and Gabriel (Southwestern University). She received an Austin Critics Table Award for Outstanding Direction on Capital T Theatres production of Marie Antoinette.
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BWW Review: TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at Austin Playhouse
February 13, 2020
In TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, a woman sits on a couch typing away advice to strangers she will never meet in person. The three strangers that invite themselves into her living room represent an array of characters that write anonymous letters to Dear Sugar. The play masterfully connects them all through an insightful reflection of the meaning of love, life, and happiness, rooted in personal experiences, empathy, and compassion for one another.
Austin Playhouse Kicks Off its 20th Anniversary Season with HOLMES AND WATSON
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Austin Playhouse Announces 20th Anniversary Season
June 06, 2019
Austin Playhouse announces their 20th Anniversary Season celebrating the human connections at the heart of live theatre.