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Thursday, February 23, 2017 to Saturday, February 25, 2017 | Center for Arts and Performance - Raabe Theatre

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Wit (or W;t)

February 17-25

Written by Margaret Edson
Directed by Simon Provan


“It is not my intention to give away the plot, but I think I die at the end,” states Vivian Bearing, Ph.D., near the start of this award-winning play (including the 1999 Pulitzer). Vivian, a renowned professor of English, is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. She becomes a prize research subject in an experimental chemotherapy program at a major teaching hospital yet, as the playwright herself puts it, “The play is not about doctors or even about cancer. It's about kindness, but it shows arrogance. It's about compassion, but it shows insensitivity.”

Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students.

Friday, February 17 7:30 p.m. 
Saturday, February 187:30 p.m. 
Sunday, February 192:30 p.m. 
Thursday, February 237:30 p.m. 
Friday, February 247:30 p.m. 
Saturday, February 257:30 p.m.