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GET CAUGHT IN THE ACT!
2016 - 2017 38th Anniversary Season
D. L. Colburn
This winner of the 1978 Pulitzer Prize 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. He leaves the stage a broken man and Fonsia realizes her self-righteous rigidity has led to an embittered, lonely old age.
Directed by Drew Campbell
Performances: October 6-30, 2016
Group rates available 10+ persons
NO LATE SEATING! ALL LATE ARRIVALS WILL HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL INTERMISSION BEFORE BEING SEATED!
Box Office: 408 288 7820 Tuesday-Friday 1-5
Olinder Theatre, 848 East William Street, San Jose CA 95116
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