Open Rehearsal: The Court Theatre Blog

February 15, 2010

The Center Did Not Hold

by Drew Dir in 2009/2010 Season, The Year of Magical Thinking

Thanks to all who came out for our closing night special event, The Center Did Not Hold, a celebration of Joan Didion through her early essays. Some of you asked for the names of the essays that were read aloud, so here’s the full list from yesterday afternoon:

Mary Beth Fisher read “On Going Home” from Slouching Toward Bethlehem
Chris Sullivan read “7000 Romaine, Los Angeles 38” from Slouching Toward Bethlehem
Kaitlin Byrd read “At the Dam” from The White Album
Sean Graney read “Comrade Laski, C.P.U.S.A. (M.-L.)” from Slouching Toward Bethlehem
Chris Piatt read “Los Angeles Notebook” from Slouching Toward Bethlehem
Heidi Coleman read “Seacoast of Despair” from Slouching Toward Bethlehem
Paul Durica read “The White Album” from The White Album
Chloe Johnston read “On Self-Respect” from,= Slouching Toward Bethlehem

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