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The Year of Magical Thinking

GUERILLA SHOW SERIES:
THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING
By Joan Didion
Starring Linda Purl

Directed by Jenny Sullivan

THREE PERFORMANCES ONLY!
January 17 @ 8pm, 18 @ 2pm & 8pm, 2014

In a special guest appearance at Theatre Jacksonville, acclaimed television, stage and film actress Linda Purl (Matlock, The Office, Homeland) stars in this dramatic adaptation of The Year of Magical Thinking, the award-winning, bestselling memoir written by Joan Didion. Didion transforms the story of the sudden and unexpected loss of her husband and their only daughter into a stunning and powerful one-woman play that the New York Times called "moving, elegiac…poetic in its bluntness, its unavoidable truth"

"A stunning and complex performance ... Ms. Purl is a tower of strength."
- CASA Magazine

"Linda Purl holds the audience spellbound..."
– The Santa Barbara Independent

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Linda_PurlLinda Purl will soon be seen this season in a recurring role on CBS in Reckless opposite Gregory Harrison. She recently had recurring roles on HBO's True Blood as Barbara Pelt, The Office as Helene Beasley and the Showtime series Homeland, as Elizabeth Gaines. She has starred in over 40 made-for-TV movies, and is especially known for her series roles as Charlene Matlock on Matlock and Ashley Pfister, Fonzie's fiancée, on Happy Days. She has appeared on Broadway, Off-broadway, and in Regional theatres across the country and is the Founder of the California International Theatre Festival.

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TICKET PRICES:
$25 general public / $15 for Theatre Jacksonville Subscribers / $10 for students

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Theatre Jacksonville programs are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council,
the National Endowment for the Arts, the City of Jacksonville, and the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, Inc.