Year of Magical Thinking

Based on Joan Didion’s National Book Award-winning memoir, The Year of Magical Thinking is the remarkable story of loss, journey, and the ultimate triumph of the human spirit. Starring Linda Purl and directed by Jenny Sullivan, the New York Times calls the play “moving and elegiac.” 

Review Quotes

Purl reminds us anew of just how nuanced and singular an actress she is on stage…unbearably poignant. Purl’s razor-edged turn ultimately makes The Year of Magical Thinking an unforgettable experience…subtle variants of phrase and intent are tailor-made for a virtuoso performer of significant inner resources. And in the transcendent hands of Purl, that’s exactly what it receives.   David C. Nichols, L.A. Times

An extraordinary performance.   Huntington Independent

A mesmerizing one-woman tour de force.   Montecito Journal

Linda Purl holds the audience spellbound throughout the one woman show The Year of Magical Thinking…a great performance.   SB Independent