MTC's WIT to be Featured on The Charlie Rose Show Tonight

Tonight, March 14, WIT director Lynne Meadow and Tony and Emmy Award winner Cynthia Nixon will appear on "The Charlie Rose Show." Meadow and Nixon will speak with Rose about the production currently playing at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) through Saturday evening, March 17 only.

"The Charlie Rose Show" airs locally on WNET/Channel 13 at 11:30 PM. Encore airings of the episode can be seen tomorrow, March 15 on Bloomberg/Channel 30 at 7 PM and 10 PM. Check local listings for airings outside the tri-state area.

In addition to Nixon, WIT also features Pun Bandhu (Technician), Olivier Award winner Suzanne Bertish (E.M. Ashford), Michael Countryman (Harvey Kelekian/Mr. Bearing), Jessica Dickey (Technician), Chiké Johnson (Technician), Greg Keller (Jason Posner), Carra Patterson (Susie Monahan) and Zachary Spicer (Technician).

WIT follows a brilliant and exacting poetry professor (Cynthia Nixon) as she undergoes experimental treatment for cancer. A scholar who devoted her life to academia, she must now face the irony and injustice of becoming the subject of research.

WIT had its New York premiere in 1998 and ran Off-Broadway for over 500 performances. It was the most honored play of the season garnering the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and was named Best Play by the New York Drama Critic Circle, the Drama Desk Awards, the Outer Critics Circle Awards, the Drama League and the Lucille Lortel Awards.

The creative team for WIT includes: Santo Loquasto (scenic design), Jennifer Von Mayrhauser (costume design), Peter Kaczorowski (lighting design), Jill BC Du Boff (sound design) and J. David Brimmer (specialty staging consultant).

Tickets for WIT are available by calling Telecharge at 212-239-6200, online by visiting www.Telecharge.com, or by visiting the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Box Office (261 West 47th Street). Ticket prices are $67 – $121.

For more information on MTC, please visit www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com.




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