Adam Cayton-Holland: Happy Place

Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Saturday, November 16, 2019


Happy Place is the new-one-man show from Adam Cayton-Holland, loosely adapted for stage from his critically acclaimed memoir, Tragedy Plus Time (Simon & Schuster)

Tragedy Plus Time absolutely gutted me—then it filled me with hope. I hate that Adam has this story to tell, but he tells it so beautifully.” – Tig Notaro

Cayton-Holland was plugging away in the world of stand-up, steadily climbing the comedy ladder, when the unthinkable happened: his little sister Lydia killed herself. His best friend, his earliest collaborator, the funniest person he knew, gone, in an instant. Through time, plenty of therapy, and constant soul-searching, eventually Adam was able to put one foot in front of the other, to find joy in comedy again. It was, after all, a “Happy Place” that both he and Lydia had cherished. Never shying away from the tough subject matter of mental illness, depression and suicide, Happy Place is a darkly funny exploration of going through the unimaginable, and learning to find your sense of humor again. Funny, sad, touching and real, Happy Place is a refreshing and honest look at the way life throws bad at you with the good, and the human struggle of trying to not drown under the weight of it all.



Thursday: $15
Friday or Saturday: $20

All shows at 8PM