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Dealer’s Choice

Dejvice Theatre, Zelená 15a, Praha 6 - Dejvice, 160 00

  • drama


  • Fri 24. 5. 2019 19.30
  • Tue 11. 6. 2019 19.30
  • Fri 28. 6. 2019 19.30 — ENGLISH FRIENDLY

The dealer rules.

Dealer’s Choice is the début work of Patrick Marber, known in the Czech Republic for his plays Closer and Howard Katz, amongst others.

The employees of one London restaurant meet every Sunday in the restaurant basement for a round of poker. One day a mysterious man, who turns out to be a professional poker player, turns up. The restaurant owner invites him to the poker table. A tense round of poker starts where cards aren’t the only issue at stake.

The 1995 staging of the play, directed by the author, won the prestigious Evening Standard Award in theatre for Comedy of the Year.

author: Patrick Marber

directed by: Jiří Pokorný

cast: David Novotný, Václav Neužil, Hynek Čermák, Martin Myšička/Matěj Hádek, Jaroslav Plesl and Ivan Trojan.

running time: 2 h 50 min (including an interval)

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