The Year Of Magical Thinking

Nov 8 – Dec 10, 2023

Long Wharf Theatre is overjoyed by the positive response to performances of The Year of Magical Thinking, and is honored to share that the entire production is SOLD OUT.

We encourage you to join the waitlist by calling our box office at 203-693-1486, Monday through Friday, noon to 5pm.

The exact addresses for Home performances will be shared with ticket holders the morning of the performance.
Gathering Space locations are listed below.

No intermission.
Run time: 90 min
Recommended age: 16 and up.
Content includes grief, terminal illness, and prolonged hospitalization. For more detailed description please contact [email protected]

Living Rooms

Many performances take place in real living rooms in New Haven and the surrounding towns; the exact addresses for Home performances will be shared with ticket holders the morning of the performance.

Wed 11/08 @ 7pm | A home in New Haven, CT (Westville)
Sat 11/11 @ 7pm | A home in Woodbridge, CT
Sun 11/12 @ 2pm | A home in New Haven, CT (Fair Haven)
Thu 11/16 @ 7pm | A home in New Haven, CT (East Rock)
Fri 11/17 @ 7pm | A home in Hamden
Sat 11/18 @ 7pm | A home in Madison, CT
Wed 11/29 @ 7pm | A home in Guilford, CT
Thu 11/30 @ 7pm | A home in New Haven, CT (East Rock)
Sun 12/03 @ 2pm | A home in Branford, CT
Sat 12/09 @ 7pm | A home in New Haven (Beaver Hills)
Sun 12/10 @2pm | A home in New Haven (Downtown)

All Home performances are Pay-It-Forward performances ($125 tickets), supporting the expense of bringing this production to larger venues around the region at more accessible price points.

Gathering Spaces
Thu 11/09 @ 7pm | Yale Schwarzman Center, 168 Grove Street, New Haven CT 06511
Fri 11/10 @ 7pm | Southern Connecticut State University, 501 Crescent St. New Haven CT 06515
Wed 11/15 @ 7pm | Bregamos Community Theater, 491 Blatchley Ave, New Haven CT 06513
Sun 11/19 @ 2pm | The Jewish Community Center, 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525
Fri 12/01 @ 7pm | Lotta Studio, 903-911 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT 06515
Sat 12/02 @ 7pm | The Lab at ConnCorp, 496 Newhall Street, Hamden, CT 06517

Library Performances

In our vision to create Theatre For Everyone, and with the help of generous sponsors, Long Wharf Theatre is presenting three performances of The Year of Magical Thinking at three local libraries — free and open to the public.

To access these performances please visit one of the participating libraries in person to reserve your tickets.

We are beyond excited to marry such a beautiful show with accessibility and the community. Join us at one of the libraries below.

Wed 12/06 @ 7pm, New Haven Free Public Library, Stetson Branch (New Haven)
Thu 12/07 @ 7pm, Milford Public Library (Milford)
Fri 1208 @ 7pm, Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library (Stony Creek)

Mask Policy

Masks are not required unless specified on a per performance basis. Long Wharf Theatre reserves the right to require masking for audience members. Should this be the case, ticket holders will be notified in advance.


Thu 11/09 @ 7pm
Fri 11/10 @ 7pm
Wed 11/15 @ 7pm
Sun 11/19 @ 2pm
Wed 11/29 @ 7pm
Fri 12/01 @ 7pm
Sat 12/02 @ 7pm
Sun 12/03 @ 2pm
Wed 12/06 @ 7pm
Thu 12/07 @7pm
Fri 12/08 @ 7pm
Sat 12/09 @ 7pm
Sun 12/10 @ 2pm

Please note in homes where pets reside, pets will NOT be present during the performance.


Pay-It-Forward: $125
By purchasing a Pay-It-Forward ticket you are supporting lower-priced admission for others, including $10 tickets for college students and free tickets for K-12 students, making theatre accessible to everyone!

Member Tickets: $35
For early access member tickets, select the date you would like to attend; click the book now button. Use the login link to login with the email address associated with your membership.

To learn more about becoming a member, visit our Membership page. Member discounts will automatically apply at checkout.

Regular Tickets: $45

K-12 Student Tickets: $0
Please note the recommended age for The Year of Magical Thinking is 16.

College Student Tickets: $10
College Student tickets are available at $10 (fees included). Be sure to have your student id when you pick up at the box office. One student ticket per student id.

To select a Pay-It-Forward, K-12 Student, or College Student Ticket use the drop down menu on the page where you verify your play selection, date and time of performance.

Need help or have a question? Email the Box Office at [email protected] or call our remote line M-F from noon to 5 pm at (203) 693-1486.

Dates and times

This event finished on December 10, 2023.

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