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Wit at Riverside Theatre

Dates: (3/6/2024 - 3/9/2024 )

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Riverside Theatre


Corner of Church and Market Street
Parramatta,New South Wales 2150

Phone: 02 8839 3399

Tickets: $46-$54.50

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Riverside Theatres & Clock and Spiel Productions presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about life, death, and the significance of a semicolon, WIT, from the 6–9 March at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta.

Vivian Bearing is 50, in the prime of her life, highly respected and at the height of a stellar academic career. She’s a fiercely rational academic with a passion for poetry. And she has just weeks to live. As Vivian comes to terms with who she is; mind, body and soul, we’re left to ponder – can we conquer death, or at least our fear of it, by the way we live our lives?

Directed by Helen Tonkin, WIT is not primarily a play about cancer, nor about the wit of John Donne but is a play about the balance between head and heart, life and death, and the significance of a semicolon.

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