January 18th–February 10th, 2019
a play by by Margaret Edson
A brutally human and beautifully layered play…you feel both enlightened and, in a strange way, enormously comforted.
– The New York Times
This Pulitzer Prize Winning Drama (1999) follows Vivian Bearing, Ph.D., a renowned professor of English, who has spent years studying and teaching the brilliant and difficult metaphysical sonnets of John Donne. As she grapples with her recent diagnosis of ovarian cancer, she shares her transformative journey into self-understanding, teaching the power of humor & humanity in a life lived with hope.
Presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
|Vivian Bearing, Ph.D.||Doreen Dawson|
|Harvey Kelekian, M.D./Mr. Bearing||Pete Gately|
|Jason Posner, M.D.||Garrett Ard|
|Susie Monahan, R.N.||Ellen Hill|
|E.M. Ashford, Ph.D.||Dianne Wawrzyniak|
|directed by||Lisa Dawn|
|assistant director||Elaine Phillips|
|stage manager||Elyse Willis|
|production manager||Mike Boyna|
|set designer||R.J. Ogren|
|set decorator||Lisa Wallace|
|hair & makeup||Tracy Adams|
|prop master||Lisa Wallace|
|lighting designer||Jim Van De Velde|
|sound designer||Sean Ogren|