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Margaret Edson

A Palliative to Obamacare Discord

Joseph Cooper | Posted 11.24.2013 | College
Joseph Cooper

These stories (I'm sure there are others) make vivid the embarrassments and fears of patients; their efforts to deal with deterioration, endure pain, and cope with unhinging and detachment. The reader, the viewer, and the re-reader can take cues from caregivers who ease the way to acceptance.

On the Culture Front: Jeff Mangum Returns to New York, Valentine's Day Cocktails at Michael's, Wit, and Russian Transport

Chris Kompanek | Posted 04.07.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Cynthia Nixon is giving a stunning and disarmingly funny performance in Lynne Meadow's revival of Margaret Edson's moving play, Wit.

Theater: Cynthia Nixon Brings Wit to Broadway And Garners Raves

Michael Giltz | Posted 04.04.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

A new look at Margaret Edson's work reinforced my belief that this show is not successful beyond its strong central character and becomes less interesting as the drama of watching our heroine die takes over.

Wherefore Theater? Why Is the Ancient Art Still Here?

Lauren Gunderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lauren Gunderson

With every kind of digital distraction, and ever cheaper and more convenient ways to entertain oneself, what is theater doing here? Wherefore bother with theater?