Paulo Coelho's Veronika Decides to Die from Eclectic Company Theatre
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The last date listed for Veronika Decides to Die was Sunday May 15, 2011 / 7:00pm.
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This was my first time at The Eclectic Company. It was small and cozy. Every seat was good. I have read the book and love his work so I had high expectations which were all met. The actors did a great job. I felt the emotions they expressed. I recommend seeing it and visiting the theater.
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I hadn't read the book -- though I'm familiar with Coelho's work i.e. The Alchemist -- and I really loved the play. Very moving. Very sincere. I thought they did well with the tone, balancing between heavy and light. Left me with a very warm...continued
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Veronika Decides to Die was made into a film in 2009 starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.
In this life-affirming original stage production of Paulo Coelho’s stunning book, the concept of acceptable behavior is challenged and the notion of truth is re-imagined with intelligence, warmth,humor, and passion. After an attempted suicide leaves her health debilitated, Veronika finds herself living out her final days in a mental institution where the patients may be saner than the world outside. Her exploration of the true meaning of sanity and her fight for liberation reveal the power of love,redemption, self-acceptance and letting go.