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Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
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"The Year of Magical Thinking"
19 ratings
4.1 average rating
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14 reviews
13 stars
attended Jun 28 2009

Serious theater, very well acted. Didion deals with loss and pain in a moving way.

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34 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 01 2009

This is theater at its best---intimate, important material, beautifully written and masterfully acted. It is not an easy play to watch, but as Didion says in the first lines, "this too will happen to you." How she coped and what she has to tell...continued

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16 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 05 2009

One woman show done performed by a very talented woman!

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By Joan Didion

Directed by Joy Zinoman

Starring Helen Hedman

After the death of her husband and daughter, Joan Didion distilled her grief into an astonishing memoir. Her adaptation of that razor-sharp work features a single actress and Didion’s unforgettable prose.

Photo by Denis Piel courtesy Condé Nast Publications.

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