About This Show

Margaret Edson’s Wit follows brilliant and exacting poetry professor Vivian Bearing (to be played by Cynthia Nixon) as she undergoes experimental treatment for cancer. A scholar who devoted her life to academia, she must now face the irony and injustice of becoming the subject of research.

Show Details

Running Time: 1hr 40min (0 intermissions)
Dates: Opening Night: January 26, 2012 Final Performance: March 17, 2012

TheaterMania Review

| | January 26, 2012
Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a literature professor undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer retains its power in its first Broadway production.


Pun Bandhu Technician
Suzanne Bertish E. M. Ashford
Michael Countryman Harvey Kelekian, Mr. Bearing
Jessica Dickey Technician
Chike Johnson Technician
Greg Keller Jason Posner
Cynthia Nixon Vivian Bearing
Carra Patterson Susie Monahan
Zachary Spicer Technician

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