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The Gin Game

When The Gin Game opened on Broadway in the 1977 in a production starring legendary acting duo Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn, under the direction of Mike Nichols, it was a sensation. Like the Lunts before them, Tandy and Cronyn were husband and wife who preferred to work together and had perfected a style of acting in which one would begin the next line just as the other was finishing the line previous. Audiences were greedy to see them towards the end of their careers at the top of their form in an engaging play about two residents of a nursing home who strike up an acquaintance based on a mutual enthusiasm for playing cards.

St. Nicholas

Even as they prepare for the arrival of Alec Baldwin, who will participate in a one-night reading of Clifford Odets’s The Big Knife for Road Less Traveled, the company is rehearsing a production Conor McPherson’s early one-man play, St. Nicholas, starring Vincent O’Neill and directed by Scott Behrend.

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