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Watch a Glowing Cynthia Nixon Celebrate Wit’s Opening Night on Broadway

Watch a Glowing Cynthia Nixon Celebrate Wit’s Opening Night on Broadway

The stars aligned as Tony winner Cynthia Nixon took the stage January 26 on opening night of Wit. A-listers from the stage and screen flocked to Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre for the Broadway debut of Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a quick-witted professor diagnosed with cancer. After an emotional night at the theater, the ...

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Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon, Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway

Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon, Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
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Brevity is the soul of wit but Tony winner Cynthia Nixon left a lasting impression at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on the January 26 opening night of Wit. The actress, who stars as Vivian Bearing, a renowned professor of English obsessed with the Holy Sonnets of John Donne and diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, delivered a heart-wrenching performance that ...

Were Our Word of Mouth Panelists Moved By the Wordplay of Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon?

Were Our Word of Mouth Panelists Moved By the Wordplay of Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon?

Margaret Edson’s 1999 Pulitzer prize-winning play Wit has made it to Broadway, starring Tony winner Cynthia Nixon as a strong-willed English professor facing Stage IV ovarian cancer. Directed by Manhattan Theatre Club artistic director Lynne Meadow, the play opened on January 26 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Broadway.com sent Word of Mouth panelists Jill, Matthew and Carol ...

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Margaret Edson's Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon, Opens on Broadway

Margaret Edson's  Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon, Opens on Broadway

The Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of WitTony and Emmy-winning actress Cynthia Nixon, opens January 26 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The first Broadway production of Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play is directed by MTC Artistic Director Lynne Meadow. 

A slew of stage and screen stars are expected to attend the opening night performance including Nixon’s ...

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Take a First Look at Cynthia Nixon in Wit Video Footage

Take a First Look at Cynthia Nixon in Wit Video Footage

Wit, starring Cynthia Nixon, officially opens on January 26 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Broadway.com already gave you a first look at production shots of Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, directed by MTC Artistic Director Lynne Meadow, and now we have video clips of the Tony and Emmy-winning actress in action as cancer patient Vivian Bearing. In ...

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Wit's Cynthia Nixon Discusses the Joys of Her Daily Shave on Live! With Kelly

Wit's Cynthia Nixon Discusses the Joys of Her Daily Shave on Live! With Kelly

Tony and Emmy-winning actress Cynthia Nixon stopped by Live! With Kelly on January 24 to show off her newly shaved scalp and discuss her role as cancer patient Vivian Bearing in Broadway’s Wit, which opens on January 26 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Gone were the redhead’s fiery tresses as she admitted to Kelly Ripa and guest ...

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Playwright Margaret Edson on Reading Between the Lines and Breathing Life Into Wit

Playwright Margaret Edson on Reading Between the Lines and Breathing Life Into Wit

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Call it beginner’s luck or call it talent: Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Margaret Edson has both. Between earning a degree in Renaissance history from Smith College and a master’s in English literature from Georgetown University, Edson worked in the cancer and AIDS unit in a research hospital. Witnessing the effects of the devastating illness firsthand served ...

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First Look at Broadway's Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon

First Look at Broadway's Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon
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Cynthia Nixon confronts death with a dead-on performance in Wit, the first Broadway production of Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. The Tony and Emmy-winning actress stars as Vivian Bearing, a brilliant and exacting poetry professor undergoing experimental treatment for stage-four cancer. Joining Nixon are Pun Bandu as Technician, Suzanne Bertish as E.M. Ashford, Michael Countryman as Harvey Kelekian ...

Previews Begin for Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon

 Previews Begin for Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon

Tony and Emmy-winning actress Cynthia Nixon is back on the Broadway stage, headlining Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of Wit. Previews of the first Broadway production of Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play begin January 5 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Directed by MTC Artistic Director Lynne Meadow, Wit is set to officially open on January 26.

Wit revolves ...

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Cynthia Nixon on Bringing Wit to Broadway, Shaved Head and All

Cynthia Nixon on Bringing Wit to Broadway, Shaved Head and All

A Tony-winning actress, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play: That’s the magical combination headed to Broadway as Cynthia Nixon headlines the Main Stem debut of Margaret Edson’s 1998 drama Wit. Nixon will play Vivian Bearing, a prickly poetry professor who is diagnosed with stage four cancer, in Manhattan Theatre Club’s production, which is scheduled to begin performances at the ...

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