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Mia Barron- lead performer-in "The White Album" by Joan Didion created by Lars Jan/ Early Morning Opera at the BAM Harvey Theater on November 28, 2018l, presented by BAM Next Wave Festival. Photo Credit: Stephanie Berger.

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Andrew Schneider, Mia Barron, Stephanie Regina and Sharon Udoh in a scene from "The White Album" by Joan Didion created by Lars Jan/ Early Morning Opera at the BAM Harvey Theater on November 28, 2018, part of the BAM Next Wave Festival. Performed by and c

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Mia Barron- lead performer-in "The White Album" by Joan Didion created by Lars Jan/ E Photo

Mia Barron- lead performer-in "The White Album" by Joan Didion created by Lars Jan/ Early Morning Opera at the BAM Harvey Theater on November 28, 2018l, presented by BAM Next Wave Festival. Photo Credit: Stephanie Berger.

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Mia Barron and Micaela Taylor in a scene from "The White Album" by Joan Didion create Photo

Mia Barron and Micaela Taylor in a scene from "The White Album" by Joan Didion created by Lars Jan/ Early Morning Opera at the BAM Harvey Theater on November 28, 2018, part of the BAM Next Wave Festival. Performed by and created with Mia Barron- lead perf

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Joan Didion News

Additional Dates & Venues Announced for THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Starring Kathlee Photo Additional Dates & Venues Announced for THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Starring Kathleen Chalfant
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022

Keen Company has announced additional dates and venues for its site-specific production of Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking. Starring Obie and Drama Desk Award winner Kathleen Chalfant, this must-see revival, running October 19–November 20 with an opening set for November 2, will be intimately staged across New York City.

Details Announced for Site-Specific YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Starring Kathleen Chalfa Photo Details Announced for Site-Specific YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Starring Kathleen Chalfant
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2022

Keen Company announced details for its site-specific production of Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking. Starring Obie and Drama Desk Award winner Kathleen Chalfant in a one-woman tour de force performance. This must-see revival, running October 19–November 20 with an opening set for November 2, will be intimately staged across New York City.

Nominees Announced for 2022 Jeff Awards In Chicago; Drury Lane & Goodman Theatre Lead Photo Nominees Announced for 2022 Jeff Awards In Chicago; Drury Lane & Goodman Theatre Lead Nominations
by Team BWW - Aug 24, 2022

Recognizing a strong return to the spotlight over the 2021-2022 Equity theater season, the Joseph Jefferson Awards in Chicago announced its nominations for theater excellence. This year’s nominees include 201 theater artists across 38 categories of excellence in theater production among shows from 43 companies.

Equity Jeff Awards Announce 2022 Nominations Photo Equity Jeff Awards Announce 2022 Nominations
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022

The Joseph Jefferson Awards have announced this year's Equity nominations, including 201 theater artists across 38 categories.  The 54th anniversary Equity Jeff Awards will take place October 17, 2022, at Drury Lane in Oakbrook, IL. 

Keen Company Announces 22-23 Season Featuring First NY Revival of Lynn Nottage's CRUM Photo Keen Company Announces 22-23 Season Featuring First NY Revival of Lynn Nottage's CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022

Keen Company has announced details for its upcoming 2022-2023 season. Anchored by two must-see revivals, not produced in New York since their premieres, Keen’s 23rd season, featuring two of America’s greatest writers, explores how individuals move forward after life-altering change.

GableStage at The Biltmore Announces 2022-23 Season Photo GableStage at The Biltmore Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2022

GableStage, the Coral Gables based theatre company that has made its home in the Biltmore Hotel for over 24 years, announced its 2022-23 season. Five new productions, which illuminate the company’s mission of “confronting today’s issues and ideas” will account for 130 performances from October - July. Find out the full schedule and how to get tickets.

Alicia Blue Shares New Dark Indie-Folk Track 'Saline Waters' Photo Alicia Blue Shares New Dark Indie-Folk Track 'Saline Waters'
by Michael Major - Jun 6, 2022

Nashville-based magnetic indie-folk singer-songwriter Alicia Blue says her newest single 'Saline Waters' (from her new EP Inner Child Work via Magnetic Moon) is about facing mortality and is like a 'darker and more aggressive take on Joni Mitchell's' classic 'Circle Game.'

Light in the Attic Announce 'Earl's Closet' Photo Light in the Attic Announce 'Earl's Closet'
by Michael Major - May 26, 2022

Earl McGrath was the ultimate ’70s jet setter, an art collector and comic bon vivant, who stumbled into the record business and discovered Daryl Hall and John Oates, and later Jim Carroll, while holding court at his legendary salons in Los Angeles and New York. Atlantic founder Ahmet Ertegun gave Earl his own label, Clean Records, in 1970.

GableStage Presents Joan Didion's Powerful Drama THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Photo GableStage Presents Joan Didion's Powerful Drama THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022

GableStage presents The Year of Magical Thinking, an account of the year following the death of writer Joan Didion's husband John Gregory Dunne in 2003. The book was immediately acclaimed as a classic memoir about mourning. It won the 2005 National Book Award for Nonfiction and was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography.

New Musical Adaptation of TREASURE ISLAND & More Announced for The Aurora Fox's 38 Se Photo New Musical Adaptation of TREASURE ISLAND & More Announced for The Aurora Fox's 38 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

For the first time since 2020, the Aurora Fox Arts Center will present a full season of four mainstage shows and two smaller black box shows. The Aurora Fox’s 38th season will include Joan Didion’s theatrical adaption of her best-selling memoir, “The Year of Magical Thinking;” the Colorado premieres of “Futurity” by César Alvarez and The Lisps and more.

Joan Didion Videos

VIDEO: First Look - Documentary JOAN DIDION: THE CENTER WILL NOT HOLD Heads to Netfli VideoVIDEO: First Look - Documentary JOAN DIDION: THE CENTER WILL NOT HOLD Heads to Netflix
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 11, 2017

'Life changes in the instant. The ordinary instant,' - Joan Didion Ahead of its world premiere tonight at this year's New York Film Festival, Netflix debuts the trailer and key art for JOAN DIDION: THE CENTER WILL NOT HOLD. The documentary launches globally on Netflix on October 27.

STAGE TUBE: Maureen Anderman, Mark Lamos & Nicholas Martin Talk THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2012

Westport Country Playhouse stages the National Book Award-winning memoir, "The Year of Magical Thinking" by Joan Didion, now through June 30, featuring noted actress Maureen Anderman as Didion. Directed by Nicholas Martin, the play is based on the author's actual experience rebuilding her life during the year after her spouse's death and her capacity to emerge strengthened from even the most shattering of life's trials. Watch the video below for behind-the-scenes interviews with Artistic Director Mark Lamos, Director Nicholas Martin and actor Maureen Anderman!

BWW TV: The Year Of Magical Thinking with Vanessa Redgrave
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2007

BroadwayWorld.com is pleased to bring you this special video featuring the legendary Vanessa Redgrave and author Joan Didion as they discuss the highly anticipated production of 'The Year of Magical Thinking' which begins previews on March 6th at Broadway's Booth Theater.


Joan Didion Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Joan Didion written?
Joan Didion has written 1 shows including The Year of Magical Thinking (Playwright).