The Gin Game

Play - Revival

Lyceum Theatre

  • First Preview: April 4, 1997
  • Opening Date: April 20, 1997
  • Closing Date: August 31, 1997
  • Previews: 19
  • Performances: 145

Playwright: D.L. Coburn

Synopsis

An elderly man and woman play repeated games of gin in their retirement home, slowly coming to grips with what is left of their lives in their old age, in Donald L. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

 

Opening Night Cast

Julie Harris in The Gin Game Julie Harris Fonsia Dorsey
Charles Durning in The Gin Game Charles Durning Weller Martin
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Opening Night Production Credits

  D.L. Coburn Playwright
Charles Nelson Reilly Charles Nelson Reilly Director
James Noone James Noone Scenic Design
  Noel Taylor Costume Design
  Kirk Bookman Lighting Design
  T. Richard Fitzgerald Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1996 - 1997

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Outstanding Revival of a Play   Nominee
1997 Outstanding Set Design of a Play James Noone Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Distinguished Production of a Revival   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Outstanding Revival of a Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Actress in a Play Julie Harris Nominee
1997 Direction of a Play Charles Nelson Reilly Nominee
1997 Revival of a Play   Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Aug. 31, 1997 13 $181,169
$289,039
$47,256 $31.24
$55.00
5800
908
8
0
79.85% 9.78%
Aug. 24, 1997 12 $133,913
$289,039
$6,154 $26.31
$55.00
5090
908
8
0
70.07% -0.06%
Aug. 17, 1997 11 $127,759
$289,039
$6,423 $25.08
$55.00
5094
908
8
0
70.13% 5.03%
Aug. 10, 1997 10 $121,336
$289,039
- $25.66
$55.00
4729
908
8
0
65.10% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $564,177
$1,156,156
  $27.07 20713
29056
32
0
71.29 %  
Cumulative
  $2,260,537
$3,468,468
  $27.67
$55.00
81779
148976
145
19
54.89 %  
 
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