Set in an old folks home, senior citizen Weller Martin has the disease of Old Age, meets an old woman named Fonsia Dorsey who's diabetic. They both discuss issues such as society, the hospitals, money, families, and the folks home where they live, over a game of Gin Rummy. Fonsia has never played before so Weller teachers her, instantly she goes on a winning streak, making it very hard for Weller not to lose his temper. But he does. Written by
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The Broadway production of "The Gin Game" by D.L. Coburn
opened at the John Golden Theater in New York on October 6, 1977 and ran for 517 performances. See more
[after Fonsia has explained her silly gin logic
Fonsia, that is dumb! That is just dumb gin!
Version of The Gin Game