Wit

Play - Original

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

  • First Preview: January 5, 2012
  • Opening Date: January 26, 2012
  • Closing Date: March 17, 2012
  • Previews: 24
  • Performances: 60

Playwright: Margaret Edson

Synopsis

A brilliant and brutally demanding professor — a specialist in the life-and-death themes of John Donne's Holy Sonnets — now finds herself the subject of research designed to try to save her life.

 

Opening Night Cast

Cynthia Nixon in Wit Cynthia Nixon Vivian Bearing, Ph.D.
Michael Countryman in Wit Michael Countryman Harvey Kelekian, M.D./Mr. Bearing
Suzanne Bertish in Wit Suzanne Bertish E.M. Ashford, D. Phil.
Carra Patterson in Wit Carra Patterson Susie Monahan, R.N., B.S.N.
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Margaret Edson Playwright
Lynne Meadow Lynne Meadow Director
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Scenic Design
Jennifer von Mayrhauser Jennifer von Mayrhauser Costume Design
Peter Kaczorowski Peter Kaczorowski Lighting Design
Jill BC Du Boff Jill BC Du Boff Sound Design
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Videos (3)

 

Awards


Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2012 Distinguished Revival of a Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2012 Actress in a Play Cynthia Nixon Nominee
2012 Revival of a Play   Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Mar. 18, 2012 42 $158,537
$508,406
-$73,885 $41.37
-
3832
650
7
0
84.22% -1.05%
Mar. 11, 2012 41 $232,422
$541,250
$5,062 $52.42
-
4434
650
8
0
85.27% 9.40%
Mar. 4, 2012 40 $227,360
$581,850
-$17,444 $57.63
-
3945
650
8
0
75.87% -1.17%
Feb. 26, 2012 39 $244,804
$581,850
- $61.11
-
4006
650
8
0
77.04% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $863,123
$2,213,356
  $53.13 16217
20150
31
0
80.48 %  
Cumulative
  $2,302,405
$6,011,007
  $51.52
$0.00
44863
54600
60
24
82.17 %  
 
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