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Wit Tickets & Information

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

261 West 47th Street

Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

New York NY 10036 View on map

Wit Summary

Tony Award® and two-time Emmy® Award winner Cynthia Nixon returns to MTC’s Friedman Theatre in Margaret Edson’s modern masterpiece Wit, helmed by MTC’s award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow. This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama makes its Broadway premiere at MTC and marks Nixon’s return to Broadway following her Tony-winning turn in MTC’s Rabbit Hole.

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

Wit Cast Members:

Pun Bandhu, Suzanne Bertish, Michael Countryman, Jessica Dickey, Chiké Johnson, Greg Keller, Cynthia Nixon, Carra Patterson, Zachary Spicer

Wit Creative Team

Author: Margaret Edson
Director: Lynne Meadow
Producer: Manhattan Theatre Club
Press Agent: Boneau / Bryan-Brown

Wit Related Links

Wit In the News

Changing Gears but Retaining Dramatic Effect

With her first and only play, Wit, in revival on Broadway, Margaret Edson makes it clear that she doesn’t feel any need to try playwriting again. She prefers the classroom stage.

Wit Quick Facts

Running Time:

1 hour and 40 minutes, with no intermission

Price Range

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Audience :

Wit may be inappropriate for theatergoers age 12 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
January 5, 2012 January 26, 2012

Box Office Hours

Currently not open; Beginning TBA:
Monday - Sunday: Noon - 6pm*

*When there is an evening performance, the Box Office will be open until 30 minutes after curtain.

The Box Office will open at 10am when there is a matinee performance.

There are no advance sales 1/2 hour prior to a performance!

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P. O. Box 998
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Coat Room

A limited number of lockers are available at the theatre, subject to availability.