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The Gin Game by D.L Coburn


Weller Martin and Fonsia Dorsey are two disillusioned residents at a seedy retirement home in America. In an attempt to occupy the hours they strike up an acquaintance based on a few hands of Gin Rummy. As the games become increasingly competitive and dangerous, Weller and Fonsia are forced to reveal more and more about the surprising secrets of their previous loves and lives.

In Next Stage’s production of this Pulitzer Prize winning play, Lesley Langley and Dave Dunn rejoin forces in The Theatre Upstairs to portray the battling players. Audiences who came to John Godber’s September in the Rain in 2010 will be delighted to see the sparks fly between these two first class actors once more.