Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre

Drury Lane recently celebrated the opening of The Gin Game, the Pulitzer-winning play The Gin Game written by D.L. Coburn, featuring Chicago legends Paula Scrofano and John Reeger, and directed by Ross Lehman. The Gin Game runs through August 13, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook, IL. Scroll down for photos of the opening festivities!

With this production, married couple Paula Scrofano and John Reeger join an elite history of famous duos who have previously battled in The Gin Game, including original stars Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn (the 1977 Broadway production and 1981 TV movie), Mary Tyler Moore and Dick Van Dyke (the 2003 PBS television special), and Cicely Tyson and James Earl Jones (the 2015 Broadway Revival). Jeff Award winner Ross Lehman directs the renowned acting couple.

The creative team for The Gin Game includes Katherine Ross (scenic design), Mathieu H. Ray (costume design), Lindsey Lyddan (lighting design), Ray Nardelli (sound design), Mike Tutaj (projection design), Cassy Schillo (props design) and Claire Moores (wig and hair design). The production stage manager is Lucia Lombardi.

Photo Credit: Adam Blaszkiewicz

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Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
Paula Scrofano, director Ross Lehman, and John Reeger

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
Chicago theatre legends and co-stars of THE GIN GAME, Paula Scrofano and John Reeger

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
Paula Scrofano and Ross Lehman

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
Actor Ryan Michael Hamman and Company Manager/Casting Director Matt Carney

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
Donica Lynn (recently seen in Drury Lane's James and the Giant Peach) and her fiancee Edward Tribue

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
Guests enjoying the after party in The Lounge

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
Drury Lane's Lucille Restaurant General Manager Adrian Papaproko and Director of Marketing Michelle Higgins

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
VIP guests taking their picture before heading to the after party

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
THE GIN GAME director Ross Lehman and actor Rod Thomas

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
Guest with Mark Lococo and Lynn Baber

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
THE GIN GAME understudies Jim McCance and Jill Shellabarger with Paula Scrofano and John Reeger

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