The Heidi Chronicles

About the Author: Wendy Wasserstein

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  • Paperback
  • 81 pages
  • The Heidi Chronicles
  • Wendy Wasserstein
  • English
  • 04 July 2018
  • 0822205106

The Heidi Chronicles Comprised Of A Series Of Interrelated Scenes, The Play Traces The Coming Of Age Of Heidi Holland, A Successful Art Historian, As She Tries To Find Her Bearings In A Rapidly Changing World Gradually Distancing Herself From Her Friends, She Watches Them Move From The Idealism And Political Radicalism Of Their College Years Through Militant Feminism And, Eventually, Back To The Materialism That They Had Sought To Reject In The First Place Heidi S Own Path To Maturity Involves An Affair With The Glib, Arrogant Scoop Rosenbaum, A Womanizing Lawyer Publisher Who Eventually Marries For Money And Position A Deeper But Even Troubling Relationship With A Charming, Witty Young Pediatrician, Peter Patrone, Who Turns Out To Be Gay And Increasingly Disturbing Contacts With The Other Women, Now Much Changed, Who Were A Part Of Her Childhood And College Years Eventually Heidi Comes To Accept The Fact That Liberation Can Be Achieved Only If One Is True To Oneself, With Goals That Come Out Of Need Rather Than Circumstance As The Play Ends She Is Still Alone, But Having Adopted An Orphaned Baby, It Is Clear That She Has Begun To Find A Sense Of Fulfillment And Continuity That May Well Continue To Elude The Others Of Her Anxious, Self Centered Generation.

10 thoughts on “The Heidi Chronicles

  1. Brina says:

    One of my reading themes in 2016, that I hope to continue in 2017, has been to readclassic plays It is in this regard that I selected Wendy Wasserstein s The Heidi Chronicles, which won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1988 Wasserstein had previously wrote for the Seattle Repertory Company and penned two other plays An Uncommon Woman and A Life Imagined Heidi was her first play to win multiple awards and enjoy long success on Broadway The Heidi Chronicles details twenty five years in t One of my reading themes in 2016, that I hope to continue in 2017, has been to readclassic plays It is in this regard that I selected Wendy Wasserstein s The Heidi Chronicles, which won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1988 Wasserstein had previously wrote for the Seattle Repertory Company and penned two other plays An Uncommon Woman and A Life Imagined Heidi was her first play to win multiple awards and enjoy long success on Broadway The Heidi Chronicles details twenty five years in the life of Dr Heidi Holland, professor of art history Heidi becomes an archetype of the baby boom era who went fro...

  2. Jackie says:

    I liked this play a lotbefore I read my Women in Theater professor s article about it Then all of a sudden all its flaws became pretty clear Nonetheless, my favorite thing about it, the dialogue, remained unchallenged, so that s okay.Heidi was an interesting main character in that she is often portrayed as responding to things happening around her rather than actively engaging in them herself As a way to highlight the different stages of the second wave feminist movement stages Heidi s I liked this play a lotbefore I read my Women in Theater professor s article about it Then all of a sudden all its flaws became pretty clear Nonetheless, my favorite thing...

  3. Bradley says:

    I m on a bit of a Wendy Wasserstein kick This play won the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony in 1989 Even though the play is over 20 years old, the themes presented are still valid.

  4. Gorfo says:

    The Heidi Chronicles is a coming of age novel that leaves the reader feeling empty, disappointed andthan a little depressed The main character comes of age during a time of change and movement from the time spanning the 1960 s to the early 90 s With all of this change surrounding her Heidi feels compelled to action and finds herself fiercely advocating for the representation of women in art However through all of this she finds herself lonely and unfulfilled Her romantic life center ma The Heidi Chronicles is a coming of age novel that leaves the reader feeling empty, disappointed andthan a little depressed The main character comes of age during a time of change and movement from the time spanning the 1960 s to the early 90 s With all of this change surrounding her Heidi feels compelled to action and finds herself fiercely advocating for the representation of women in art However through all of this she finds herself lonely and unfulfilled Her romantic life center mainly around two men, Peter Patron and Scoop Rosenbaum, however each one has a surprise for her Besides the fact that I hated the main character the story itself was pretty good I guess GUESS being the operative word The play is a disjointed mess, that lacked the fluidity which most readers or viewers need in order to keep up with the story The so called witty banter reeked of forced artsyness and I ...

  5. Susan says:

    I cannot remember not knowing there was a play called The Heidi Chronicles, but I had never seen or read it I read a lot about it and about Wendy Wasserstein recently, I read a New York Times article about the Broadway revival of the play starring Elisabeth Moss, whose Peggy Olsen was quite Heidi ish, by the way The article stated that the play was closing due to lack of ticket sales That was interesting to me Was the play dated Irrelevant So I finally read it.It s a very good play, abo I cannot remember not knowing there was a play called The Heidi Chronicles, but I had never seen or read it I read a lot about it and about Wendy Wasserstein recently, I read a New York Times article about the Broadway revival of the play starring Elisabeth Moss, whose Peggy Olsen was quite Heidi ish, by the way The article stated that the play was closing due to lack of ticket sales That was interesting t...

  6. Becca Morello says:

    Wow Amazing The Heidi Chronicles captivated me in ways I never expected This witty, fast paced and enchanting play culminates with a chilling reality about careers, love, marriage, friendship and the ups an...

  7. Carrie Ridgeway says:

    I listened to the audio version of the play from Library2Go The story was pretty good Enjoyed the interview with the author at the end.

  8. Jason says:

    I adore Wendy Wasserstein s work and this is my favorite I v always wanted to play Peter in a production A great look a life

  9. Steven says:

    A pulitzer prize winning play for the feminist Vassar and Brown crowd.

  10. Ina Lenca says:

    I m not big on plays, but I really liked this one The thing that attracted me initially was the synopsis finding myself and trying to be true to myself as cliche as it sounds are things I have always thought about But I definitely found muchin this play.People argue if this work is still relevant, they talk about feminism a...