Event The Year of Magical Thinking
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Venue The New Dolphin Theatre, Crawley, WA
Umbrella Event Perth International Arts Festival
First Date 11 February 2009
Last Date 25 February 2009
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description An inspiring account of a woman’s journey in which she transcends tragedy, The Year of Magical Thinking is Joan Didion’s exquisite stage adaptation of her Pulitzer prize-nominated memoir. Brimming with clarity, honesty and wit, the play chronicles the year Didion spent imagining her husband’s return after witnessing him die suddenly of a heart attack.
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Name Function Notes
Helen Morse Actor
Paul English Associate Director
Christina Smith Costume Designer
Kate Cherry Director
Matt Scott Lighting Designer
Iain Grandage Musician
Joan Didion Playwright
Christina Smith Set Designer
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web PIAF website
Event Identifier 81409