The Gin Game

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The Gin Game is a two-person, two-act play by American dramatist Donald L. Coburn (1938-) that premiered at American Theater Arts in Hollywood in September 1976, directed by Kip Niven. It was Coburn's first play.

Coburn received the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for this play.

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Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Produced in South Africa by Colin Law in 1978, performed in The Studio, Baxter Theatre, directed by Robin Lake, starring Bill Curry and Bess Finney.


Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988. Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987.

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