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TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS

Newman Theater

September 19 - November 12

Please note Nia Vardalos will not be performing on the following evenings: September 24, October 31, November 1, November 2, and November 3.

Preview Members (9/19 - 10/1): $55

Preview Members (All other dates): start at $75

Members: start at $55

Non-Members: start at $75 plus fees

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Following its critically-acclaimed and sold-out run last season, the uplifting and richly funny TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS returns to The Public’s larger Newman Theater with Academy Award-nominee Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) reprising the role of Sugar.  Based on the best-selling book by author Cheryl Strayed (Wild), the play TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS was praised by The New York Times as “an ideal catharsis” and “handkerchief-soaking meditation on pain, loss, hope & forgiveness.”

Thousands of people wrote letters asking for advice from an anonymous online columnist named Sugar, who drew from her own life experiences to answer in a candid, often brutally honest exchange. It was later revealed that Sugar was Cheryl Strayed. Vardalos adapts the book, weaving together the real letters to explore the monstrous beauty, unfathomable dark and glimmering light which are at the heart of being human. 

Tony Award winner Thomas Kail (Dry Powder, Hamilton) directs this “incredibly moving” (Time Out) play about reaching when you’re stuck, healing when you’re broken and finding the courage to take on the questions which have no answer.

Teddy Cañez

Teddy Cañez

Ceci Fernandez

Ceci Fernandez

DeLance Minefee

DeLance Minefee

Hubert Point-Du Jour

Hubert Point-Du Jour

Nia Vardalos

Nia Vardalos

Natalie Woolams-Torres

Natalie Woolams-Torres

play_circle_outline Nia Vardalos interview on TODAY
play_circle_outline Cheryl Strayed Interview on Bay Sunday

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS is made possible with the generous support of The Edgerton Foundation New Play Award and The Ted and Mary Jo Shen Charitable Gift Fund.

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TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS

Based on the Book by Cheryl Strayed
Adapted for the Stage by Nia Vardalos
Co-Conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail, and Nia Vardalos
Directed by Thomas Kail
Featuring Teddy Cañez, Ceci Fernandez, DeLance Minefee, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Nia Vardalos, and Natalie Woolams-Torres

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