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Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 19 members
Review from Linda Hirsch
Red Velvet 62 events 34 reviews

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

reviewed Jul 01 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Jill McKibben
44 events 16 reviews

One woman show done performed by a very talented woman!

reviewed Jul 05 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Chez
31 events 14 reviews

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

reviewed Jun 28 2009 report as inappropriate
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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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