By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Dismiss Notification
Log in
Sign up
Open SidebarMENU
logo
Log in
Sign up
This show closed on November 17, 2019

About The Year of Magical Thinking

Following the continuing success of L’amante anglaise, Green Room Award winners Jillian Murray and Laurence Strangio re-join forces to present Joan Didion’s remarkable memoir, The Year of Magical Thinking – a highly personal account of loss through the lens of hope.

Adapted by Didion from her award-winning memoir, The Year of Magical Thinking unpacks a surreal and overwhelming time in her life, as she faces the loss of her husband John, and a year later, her daughter Quintana. It’s a play about language, the tension between what is said and what is not said.

★★★★1/2 ‘Jillian Murray inhabits Joan Didion with absolute conviction…it is as grand as theatre can be.’ ArtsHub

‘There is care and craft in abundance and it was a privilege to watch.’ Australian Arts Review

Run Time

80 minutes

Start Date

End Date

fortyfivedownstairs theatre

45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC 3000

The Year of Magical Thinking at fortyfivedownstairs tickets on TodayTix

Tickets are not currently available. Set an alert and we’ll tell you when more tickets go on sale.