Interview: Lars Jan on His Adaptation of Joan Didion’s ‘The White Album’

Interview: Lars Jan on His Adaptation of Joan Didion’s ‘The White Album’

“I recall a time when the dogs barked every night and the moon was always full…” There has never been a writer quite as poignant and iconic as Joan Didion; she is a legend in every right. Yet, despite her fame spanning decades and her immense collection of publications, she is someone whose work we rarely see adapted.   So when I heard artist and director Lars Jan was adapting the entirety of Didion’s essay “The White Album” for the stage, I couldn’t help but be excited. And I wasn’t let down. Jan’s is a truly breathtaking show that uniquely blends the way in which “The White …