Not quite a play, Tiny Beautiful Things (at the Public Theater until December 10) could perhaps be best described as the staged version of an advice column. Based on the eponymous book by Cheryl Strayed, this production focuses on a sampling of the thousands of letters addressed to Sugar, the online alter ego Strayed conceived of in order to dispense free advice on life and love in a column... Read more
Tiny Beautiful Things Tickets
Due to popular demand, the Public Theater presents an encore engagement of Tiny Beautiful Things, adapted for the stage by and starring Academy Award nominee and "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" favorite Nia Vardalos. The production originally played an extended limited engagement from November 15 through to December 31, 2016, at the Public's Shiva Theater.
Performances for the encore engagement take place in the Public's Newman Theater.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
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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. Nia 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.