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Year of Magical Thinking, The - Full Length Play, Drama

Year of Magical Thinking, The

Joan Didion

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Full Length Play, Drama

1f

ISBN: 9780307386410

"This happened on December 30, 2003. That may seem a while ago but it won't when it happens to you..."


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$12.00
: Acting Edition

Minimum Fee: $75 per performance


Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Adaptations (Literature), Biography

90 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, New Millennium/21st Century

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Senior Theatre, Shoestring Budget

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

From Broadway

"This happened on December 30, 2003. That may seem a while ago but it won't when it happens to you..."

In this dramatic adaptation of her award-winning, bestselling memoir (which The New York Times called "an indelible portrait of loss and grief...a haunting portrait of a four-decade-long marriage), Joan Didion transforms the story of the sudden and unexpected loss of her husband and their only daughter into a stunning and powerful one-woman play.

REVIEWS

"The passion lies underneath...this quirky, defiantly literary play...Her writing sounds like an out-of-body experience." - Washington Post, Read More


The Broadway production of The Year of Magical Thinking opened at the Booth Theatre starring Vanessa Redgrave and directed by David Hare.

Characters

CASTING

1f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

All Female, Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle), Parts for Senior Actors

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Joan Didion

Joan Didion

Born in California and a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Didion has spent her adult life in New York and Los Angeles. Winner of the 2005 National Book Award, The Year of Magical Thinking is one of 13 books by Joan Didion. Her other books include Play It As It Lays, Democracy, Slouching Towards Bethlehem, The White Album, Salvador, Miami and Political Fictions. With her ... view full profile

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