Brain and Other Stories - Brendan McLeod


Brain and Other Stories - Brendan McLeod Brain and Other Stories - Brendan McLeod

A hilarious, heartbreaking monologue about consciousness, mental illness, and friendship from award-winning novelist and former Canadian poetry SLAM champ Brendan McLeod.

BRAIN maps Brendan’s experiences with obsessive compulsive disorder – from a teenager struggling to understand his obsessions to an adult battling psychosis. A nuanced journey through the nature of thought,  “Brain” is his an upbeat, intense comedy about the miracle of the mind. 

Reviews:

What theatre is all about... McLeod is so smart, his rapid fire delivery so clean and confident, his wit so casual, copious, and reassuring. – The Georgia Straight

Brendan McLeod delivers an intensely personal, tightly edited, smartly comedic hour-long monologue...Taking a frank, often funny look at mental illness, McLeod busts some big taboos. He also offers a larger philosophical and scientific inquiry into the mystery and miracle of consciousness. – Winnipeg Free Press

This show is the full package. It’s soulful, heartfelt theatre that is moving and challenging, skillfully crafted and entertaining. – Plank Magazine

Winner of the Pick of the Fringe, 2015 Vancouver Fringe. 
Nominee for a Critic’s Choice Award, 2015 Vancouver Fringe 
Winner of Best Male Performer, 2015 Victoria Fringe, 
Nominee for Best Solo Show” and “Best Overall Show, 2015 Victoria Fringe 

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