WIT NYC Reviews and Tickets

(60 Reviews)
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Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Profound, Intelligent

Margaret Edson's reflective play following a woman whose cancer diagnosis forces her to reassess her life and her approach to her work.

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137 Reviews | 23 Followers
Masterful, Great acting, Profound, Must see, Riveting

See it if One of the best shows I've seen this season. I was truly moved by this performance. A show that will make you question things and feel!

Don't see it if You don't like dramas, medicine, or have a problem with medical subjects, particularly cancer. Read more

247 Reviews | 166 Followers
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Riveting, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You want to see incredibly talented performers dealing with a very difficult subject matter. Outstanding performances, directing, staging.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable hearing about cancer and the hardships of living and dying with this disease.

251 Reviews | 24 Followers
Profound, Must see, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You don’t mind heavy duty subjects about life and death.

Don't see it if You’re interested in something light and airy. This is not a musical or for the faint hearted.

265 Reviews | 52 Followers
Must see, Profound, Intense, Masterful, Intelligent

See it if You like intellectual shows, great acting and productions that get right to the heart of a play.

Don't see it if You can't tolerate metaphysical poetry in plays or plays about death.

319 Reviews | 184 Followers
Riveting, Relevant, Profound, Great writing, Great acting

See it if Wit is an inspirational story abt an English professor suffering a terminal illness, performed by an outstanding cast on an interesting set

Don't see it if The content may be intense although some amazing poetry&dry humor is interspersed through the whole play. Read more

925 Reviews | 271 Followers
Intense, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Riveting

See it if you don't want to miss the best play off-off Broadway this season & you enjoy excellence in every aspect of production of a serious subject.

Don't see it if if you are not prepared to be moved by a life and death story involving stage 4 cancer.

64 Reviews | 13 Followers
Intense, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy intense theater and are OK with very tough material.

Don't see it if You need to bring the kids or you only like musical comedies.

71 Reviews | 10 Followers
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Profound, Masterful, Great acting

See it if You are touched by brilliant nuanced performances and intelligent dialogue with dry humor.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable thinking about life and death issues Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

January 8th, 2022

Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize winning play Wit, an exquisitely literate and dramatically poignant piece, would certainly suffer in the hands of less than able artists. Fortunately, the production currently running at The Paradise Factory is in well-talented hands and does the material proud.
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