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Unexpected near death, Professor Vivian Bearing must urgently come to terms with life. To cope with intensive chemotherapy, Bearing will need everything she has learned as professor of John Donne's metaphysical sonnets - and more. Wit
is a verbal feast: funny and frightening, cerebral and simple. Poetic, wrenching, exuberant, witty. A Pulitzer Prize winning play.
Archive :: production:T284168759, play:S2107933390, venue:V417
Kathleen Chalfant recreates the role of Vivian Bearing Ph.D. which she played to great acclaim in both New York and Los Angeles. Leigh Silverman recreates the directing of Derek Anson Jones who died since the American premiere of this play. The play opened in New York in September 1998.