The Gaming Table: A Restoration Comedy about Independent Women
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The last date listed for The Gaming Table was Saturday March 3, 2012 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Folger Theatre
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Shakespeare's tragic and ever timely satire on the steep price of prosperity tracks the fall of a… More
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Written by Susanna Centlivre
Additional Material by David Grimm
Directed by Eleanor Holdridge
Whimsy, wit, and wordplay sparkle in this effervescent comedy by Susanna Centlivre, one of 18th-century London’s most popular playwrights. An independent-minded widow with a penchant for gambling holds a nightly card game, teeming with revelers and rakes, which bankrupts some and entertains all.
For this revival of Centlivre’s hit, Eleanor Holdridge leads an extraordinary all-female design team, including set designer Marion Williams, costume designer Jessica Ford, lighting designer Nancy Schertler, and sound designer Veronika Vorel.