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Wit

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by Margaret Edson

November 5, 6, 10 and 11, 2011 7:30 pm
(Studio Rep)
November 6 is a 2 pm matinee

Directed by Brian Fruits

Pulitzer Prize winning Wit examines what makes life worth living through a renowned English professor’s struggle with ovarian cancer. During the course of her hospital treatment, she comes to reassess her life and her work with a profundity and humor that are transformative for her and the people she meets along the way. What we take away from this remarkable drama is a keener sense that, while death is real and unavoidable, our lives are ours to cherish or throw away—a lesson that can be both uplifting and redemptive.

Special Events:  November 11
(free and open to the public)

The Map of Speech: Orality, Literacy and Writing for Performance
Presented by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Margaret Edson

2:30 pm Fogelman Conference Center

Q & A following the 7:30 pm performance in the Studio Theatre

 

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