A GAMBLER’S GUIDE TO DYING at the Ruskin Group Theatre

Photo by Ed Krieger

Jenny Lower – Stage Raw

In just over an hour, Scottish playwright Gary McNair’s affectionate portrait of the rise and fall of an inveterate gambler manages to span 45 years, chart a grandson’s disillusionment and recovery of faith in his hero, mull the randomness of the universe, and probe the legacy of any human life. And at just over an hour, the Ruskin Group Theatre’s Los Angeles premiere of A Gambler’s Guide to Dying manages to feel a shade too long. Read more…

Now running through April 29.