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Cynthia Nixon stars in Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

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Wit’s Cynthia Nixon on Her ‘WASPy Machismo’ and Why She Hasn’t Owned a TV Since 1986

Wit’s Cynthia Nixon on Her ‘WASPy Machismo’ and Why She Hasn’t Owned a TV Since 1986

Whether dyeing her strawberry blonde hair a fiery red to play the career-obsessed Miranda Hobbes on HBO’s Sex and the City or shaving it off completely to embody the cancer-stricken Professor Vivian Bearing in the Broadway revival of Margaret Edson’s Wit, Cynthia Nixon is a chameleon. Her fearlessness on stage and screen has helped Nixon garner a Tony ...

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Greg Keller on Taxi Confessions & His Bumpy Road to Wit

Greg Keller on Taxi Confessions & His Bumpy Road to Wit

Age & Hometown: “I didn’t hear the first question. That’s my jokey way of not answering”; New York City

Current Role: Diagnosing patients as Dr. Jason Posner, a poetically inclined oncologist with no bedside manner, in Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway revival of Wit.

School Daze: Despite living just miles away from the Great White Way, this Manhattan native ...

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Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon, Extends on Broadway

Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon, Extends on Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway revival of Wit, starring Tony winner Cynthia Nixon, will play seven additional performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Lynne Meadow’s production of the Prize-winning drama by Margaret Edson opened on January 26 and had been set to close on March 11. The limited engagement will now end on Saturday, March 17, to make ...

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Original Wit Star Kathleen Chalfant Thrills to Cynthia Nixon's Broadway Star Turn

Original Wit Star Kathleen Chalfant Thrills to Cynthia Nixon's Broadway Star Turn

Two great ladies of the stage enjoyed an emotion-packed backstage visit on February 4, when Kathleen Chalfant took in a performance of Wit, starring Cynthia Nixon. Chalfant won universal acclaim for creating the role of hard-nosed cancer patient Vivian Bearing in the play’s 1998 off-Broadway production, which was honored with the Pulitzer Prize. The ever-gracious Chalfant, now prepping to ...

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Squigs Captures the Poetic World of Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon

Squigs Captures the Poetic World of Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon

In the world of Wit, the placement of a simple semi-colon is debated as profusely as the meaning of life and death, so Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robinson headed to the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre to read between the lines of Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. His portrait captures the vulnerability of Vivian Bearing (Cynthia Nixon), a ...

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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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