(November 9, 2000 to December 10, 2000) Her play, "Wit," was performed at the Public Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with Lisa Harrow (Prof. Vivian Bearing) in the cast. Ethan McSweeny was director.
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The play for which she won the Pulitzer Prize, "Wit," was her first (and, as of mid-2011, her only) play. At the time of its writing and first production (the late 1990s), Edson was an Atlanta-area kindergarten teacher; in the early 2010s, she is a sixth-grade teacher at Inman Middle School in Atlanta.