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...

A truly original musical that takes a look at the complexities of relationships between brothers and sisters and parents and children, set against the background of a changing America between 1950 and 1990, john & jen is a gem of a show brimming with intelligence, wit and beautiful melodies.This is the story of Jen and her relationships with the two Johns of her life: her younger brother, who was killed in Vietnam, and his namesake,...

Told with all the thrills of a classic adventure, the story begins with Bastian, a lonely boy, who stumbles into a curious bookshop where he discovers a curious book—The Neverending Story. Bastian hides in the attic of his school and begins to read, and a huge adventure surges into life. Fantastica, a land of stories, is being destroyed by the Nothing. The Childlike Empress has chosen Atreyu, a young hunter, to be the Hero of...

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. ...