The Year of Magical Thinking

The Year of Magical Thinking

By Joan Didion
based on her memoir of the same name

“This happened on December 30, 2003. That may seem a while ago, but it won’t when it happens to you…” In this dramatic adaptation of her award-winning, bestselling memoir, Joan Didion transforms the story of the sudden and unexpected loss of her husband and the prolonged illness of her only daughter into a stunning and powerful one-woman play. Main Street Theater Founder and Artistic Director Rebecca Greene Udden will perform Didion’s honest and vulnerable adaptation.

“Capturing the compassion, humor, and bewilderment of a fiercely intelligent woman whose world lurches suddenly from the ordinary to the unimaginable, The Year of Magical Thinking is a love letter to a child and a tribute to an extraordinary, unconventional marriage told with raw candor and a storyteller’s gift for the absurd.” — Playbill


Main Street Theater – Rice Village
2540 Times Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005


March 29 – April 19, 2025
Previews: March 23, 27 & 28

Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3:00pm

Tickets: $40 – $63

Open Captioning

March 30 at 3:00pm
Open “in-sync” Captioned Performance


Seating Charts
Learn more about available discounts here.

Running Time: TBD

Please note: no outside food/snacks are allowed at the theater. You may purchase concessions at the show.

Children under the age of 9 are not allowed in the theater.

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