WIT is Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize–winning play takes place during the final hours of Dr. Vivian Bearing, a university professor of English, dying of ovarian cancer. The play examines what makes life worth living through an exploration of one of our greatest unifying experiences―mortality―while also examining the vital importance of human relationships. As the playwright herself puts it, “The play is not about doctors or even about cancer. It’s about kindness, but it shows...

The Weir is a play written by Conor McPherson in 1997. The play takes place in a rural Irish pub and revolves around reminiscences and banter. After a few drinks, the group begin telling stories with a supernatural slant, related to their own experience or those of others in the area, and which arise out of the popular preoccupations of Irish folklore: ghosts, fairies and mysterious happenings. ...