Wit

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Presented by Austin Scottish Rite Theater and The FInal Acts Project at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin TX

Aug 10 - 25
Wit

In Margaret Edson’s Wit, the character Vivian Bearing journeys from stage 4 ovarian cancer diagnosis and high-dosage experimental chemotherapy. Along the way, she also undergoes self-conviction, humility and grace.

Austin Scottish Rite Theater teams up with The Final Acts Project to present Margaret Edson’s dark comedy, Wit. Taking the role of both narrator and player in her own tragedy, the character Vivian Bearing shifts from real time to the past through her journey from stage 4 ovarian cancer diagnosis and high-dosage experimental chemotherapy. Along the way, she undergoes self-conviction, humility and grace.

Playwright Margaret Edson received the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Wit, her first

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ADMISSION INFO

General admission $25

Seniors/Disabled $20

Students $15

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One of the co-founders of the Long Center, Jo Anne Christian was one of Austin’s most prominent civic leaders, and a good friend to the arts. This production of WIT will honor Jo Anne Christian for her dedication and support of the great cultural and artistic growth on Austin on opening night, August 10.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Austin Scottish Rite Theater

207 West 18th Street, Austin, TX 78701

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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