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

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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.

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Cynthia Nixon Chats With Kelly

Cynthia Nixon Chats With Kelly
Date
Jan 24, 2012
Show
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Cynthia Nixon, currently starring in the Broadway revival of Wit, visits Live With Kelly.

Nixon won a Best Actress Tony Award for MTC’s production of Rabbit Hole and is the winner of Emmys for Sex and the City (as Miranda Hobbes) and as a guest star on Law & Order: SVU. Her New York stage credits include Distracted, The Prime ...

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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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Tony Winner Cynthia Nixon and the Stars of Wit Meet the Press

Tony Winner Cynthia Nixon and the Stars of Wit Meet the Press
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Tony Award winner Cynthia Nixon is readying to play a brilliant poetry professor facing cancer in Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Wit. The actress, who will shave her head for the role, plays Vivian Bearing, a scholar who devoted her life to academia and must now face the irony and injustice of becoming the subject of research. Nixon and ...

Take a Sneak Peek at Cynthia Nixon's Bald and Beautiful Transformation for Wit

Take a Sneak Peek at Cynthia Nixon's Bald and Beautiful Transformation for Wit

Tony and Emmy winner Cynthia Nixon has a stark new look in this promortional photo by Jason Bell for the upcoming Manhattan Theatre Club production of Wit. As cancer stricken poetry professor Vivian Bearing, Nixon follows in the footsteps of Kathleen Chalfant, who originated the role off-Broadway in Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1998 play. Directed by Lynne Meadow, the ...

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Wit Returns

Wit Returns
Date
Jan 5, 2012
Show
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The Broadway revival of Margaret Edson's Wit, starring Cynthia Nixon, begins performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

Exquisitely written, affecting and often humorous, WIT follows a brilliant and exacting poetry professor (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 ...

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Casting Complete for MTC's Broadway Production of Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon

Casting Complete for MTC's Broadway Production of Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon

Casting is complete for the Manhattan Theatre Club’s upcoming Broadway production of Wit. As previously announced, Tony and Emmy winner Cynthia Nixon will star as professor Vivian Bearing in the first Broadway production of Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Directed by MTC artistic director Lynne Meadow, Wit will begin performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on January ...

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