WIT by Margaret Edson

Presented by Western Reserve Playhouse at Unknown

May 20 2022
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Jun 04 2022
WIT by Margaret Edson

Wit at The Western Reserve Playhouse

Pulitzer Prize–winning play examines what makes life worth living through her exploration of one of existence’s unifying experience.

What we as her audience take away from this remarkable drama is a keener sense that, while death is real and unavoidable, our lives are ours to cherish or throw away―a lesson that can be both uplifting and redemptive. 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.\”

In Wit, Edson delves into timeless questions with no final answers: How should we live our lives knowing that we will die? Is the way we live our lives and interact with others more important than what we achieve materially, professionally, or intellectually? How does language figure into our lives? Can science and art help us conquer death, or our fear of it? What will seem most important to each of us about life as that life comes to an end?

As the play begins, Vivian Bearing, a renowned professor of English who has
spent years studying and teaching the intricate, difficult Holy

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ADMISSION INFO

“Wit” by Margaret Edson. Shows run from May 20th to June 4th, 2022. Tickets are $20.00. Tickets can be purchased online at www.thewrp.org or at the door.

TITLE: Wit
BY: Margeret Edson
VENUE AND ADDRESS: 3326 Everett Road, Bath, Ohio 44268
RUN DATES: May 20th to June 4th, 2022
TIMES OF SHOWS: Fridays and Saturdays 8:00 PM – May 29th, 2022 at 2:00PM
TICKETS: $20.00
RATING – R
BOX OFFICE: 330-620-7314
WEB: www.thewrp.org

Contact: 330-620-7314

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • May 27, 2022 at 08:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Fri)
  • May 28, 2022 at 08:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jun 3, 2022 at 08:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jun 4, 2022 at 08:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

The Western Reserve Playhouse

3326 Everett Road , Bath, OH

PARKING INFO

Gravel parking Lot – Come early it fills up fast.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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