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The Gin Game

We have made the difficult decision and are postponing all performances till at least the weekend after Easter. We hope to pick up at that time with our production of The Gin Game. Please stay safe and healthy and come visit us then.

We are calling all ticket holders now to, hopefully, exchange your seats to a different date or production. If you are unable to exchange your tickets to another date, could we ask you to donate the cost of your tickets to the theatre? This is a very difficult time for all organizations, and we appreciate your support.

If you have any questions or concerns, please give us a call at 610.565.4211 or an email at company@hedgerowtheatre.org

Updated 3/13/2020

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This winner of the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, which originally starred Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn and was later revived with Julie Harris and Charles Durning, uses a card game as a metaphor for life. Weller Martin is playing solitaire on the porch of a seedy nursing home. Enter Fonsia Dorsey, a prim, self-righteous lady. They discover they both dislike the home and enjoy gin rummy, so they begin to play and to reveal intimate details of their lives. Fonsia wins every time, and their secrets become weapons used against one another. Weller longs for a victory to counter a lifetime of defeats, but it doesn’t happen. He leaves the stage a broken man, and Fonsia realizes her self-righteous rigidity has led to an embittered, lonely, old age.

Playwright

D.L. Coburn

Estimated Run Time

2 hours

Categories

Comedy
Postponed
Closing Soon
Mar 18 - Apr 5, 2020
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from $20

Box Office

610.565.4211

Venue

Hedgerow Theatre Company
64 Rose Valley Road
Rose Valley, PA 19063
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