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Wit

Presented by Artistry

Black Box Theater

1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, MN 55431

$9 - $30

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Friday, May 5 7:30 pm
2017-05-05 19:30:002017-05-05 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
  • Preview
Saturday, May 6 7:30 pm
2017-05-06 19:30:002017-05-06 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
  • Post-show party
Sunday, May 7 2:00 pm
2017-05-07 14:00:002017-05-07 14:00:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
Wednesday, May 10 7:30 pm
2017-05-10 19:30:002017-05-10 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
Thursday, May 11 7:30 pm
2017-05-11 19:30:002017-05-11 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
Friday, May 12 7:30 pm
2017-05-12 19:30:002017-05-12 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
Saturday, May 13 7:30 pm
2017-05-13 19:30:002017-05-13 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
Sunday, May 14 2:00 pm
2017-05-14 14:00:002017-05-14 14:00:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
  • Audio described
  • Post-show discussion
Monday, May 15 7:30 pm
2017-05-15 19:30:002017-05-15 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
  • Pay what you can night
Wednesday, May 17 7:30 pm
2017-05-17 19:30:002017-05-17 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
Thursday, May 18 7:30 pm
2017-05-18 19:30:002017-05-18 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
  • ASL interpreted
Friday, May 19 7:30 pm
2017-05-19 19:30:002017-05-19 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
Saturday, May 20 7:30 pm
2017-05-20 19:30:002017-05-20 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
Sunday, May 21 2:00 pm
2017-05-21 14:00:002017-05-21 14:00:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
Wednesday, May 24 7:30 pm
2017-05-24 19:30:002017-05-24 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
Thursday, May 25 7:30 pm
2017-05-25 19:30:002017-05-25 19:30:00America/ChicagoWitMay 6 – 28, 2017 Written by Margaret Edson Directed by Benjamin McGovern "... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times "I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. Cast: Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD  Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD Carl Swanson - Ensemble Mike Swan - Ensemble Jamie Fields - Ensemble Allison Witham – Ensemble *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Fast Facts: Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm. *Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office. **Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford.  Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th. Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm. Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.  Ticket Info: Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575 Adults: $30 Seniors (62+): $26 Next Generations (30 and Under): $9 ($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances) At the Black Box Theater... For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit Twin Cities metro
 
Drama

May 6 – 28, 2017

Written by Margaret Edson
Directed by Benjamin McGovern

"... the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made." –The New York Times

"I was dismayed to discover that the play would contain elements of... humor." So says Dr. Vivian Bearing as she introduces her story to us. Wit is a brilliantly-crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Ms. Bearing's life. Armed with a sharp intellect, this professor of 17th century poetry wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive.

Cast:

Sally Wingert* - Dr. Vivian Bearing
Todd Hansen - Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing
Corey DiNardo - Jason Posner, MD 
Christina Castro - Susie Monahan, RN, BSN
Barbara Berlovitz - Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD
Carl Swanson - Ensemble
Mike Swan - Ensemble
Jamie Fields - Ensemble
Allison Witham – Ensemble

*Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

Fast Facts:

Runs Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 28th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm.

New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of Wit on Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15th at 7:30pm.

*Ticketed Preview (Friday, May 5th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Black Box Theater tickets cost $9. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office.

**Pay What You Can (Monday, May 15th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford. 

Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, May 14th.

Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 14th at 2:00pm.

Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm. 

Ticket Info:
Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575
Adults: $30
Seniors (62+): $26
Next Generations (30 and Under): $9
($2 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances)

At the Black Box Theater...

For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/wit

Sally Wingert Dr. Vivian Bearing
Todd Hansen Harvey Kelekian, MD / Mr Bearing
Corey DiNardo Jason Posner, MD
Christina Castro Susie Monahan, RN, BSN
Barbara Berlovitz Dr. E.M. Ashford, PhD
Carl Swanson Ensemble
Mike Swan Ensemble
Jamie Fields Ensemble