Synopsis

A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)

A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) $14.99

Jon Brittain & Matthew Floyd Jones

Published by Methuen

1 Male 2 Female

A fun, silly and sad show for anyone whose brain isn't always on their side

Sally's a happy person

She doesn't let little things get her down and almost never cries

But she's got an illness

It makes her feel like she isn't the person she wants to be ....

But she doesn't want anyone to know about it

Written by Olivier Award-winner Jon Brittain with original music by Matthew Floyd Jones this new musical comedy mixes storytelling, live music and sketch comedy

REVIEWS

"A mix of wit and low key emotion that suddenly grips you by your heart" ~ Lyn Gardner, Guardian

"There's a quick, dry comedy to Brittain's script, which puts over information - including the science behind depression - without overloading with facts" ~ Hull Daily Mail

★★★★★ "This is a must see for anyone that has felt the effects of depression, but as a society still battling with the right way to deal with mental illness, everyone could benefit from seeing this super story ~ WhatsOnStage.com

★★★★★ " ... it exudes a compassionate warmth that puts a smile on your face and a tear in your eye" ~ The Stage

★★★★★ "Jon Brittain and Matthew Floyd-Jones' musical could leave the most stocial theatre goer a quivering jelly on the floor ~ The List

★★★★★ "This is a beautifully developed, deeply moving exploration of depression dressed up as a musical" ~ British Theatre Guide

★★★★★ "Brittain's unshowy writing brings mental illness into the light" ~ Fest Magazine

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