Margaret Edson, Playwright, Sees Lessons In Teaching 'Wit'

Margaret Edson, Playwright, Sees Lessons In Teaching 'Wit'

Margaret Edson

ATLANTA -- Playwright Margaret Edson talks proudly about her Pulitzer Prize and her work appearing on Broadway, but she's the most animated when she discusses "Wit" being read in another place – the classroom.

The middle school social studies teacher happily rattles off a list of programs where her one – and only – play is studied, from high school literature classes to chaplaincy training to medical schools.

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