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The Matchmaker – About

The Matchmaker

by Thornton Wilder

September 20 – October 19
September 18 & 19 

Thornton Wilder’s hit comedy about love, money and the love of money has matchmaking busybody Dolly Levi brokering true love for a wealthy businessman. Will anyone get what their heart desires? Unlikely circumstances and hilarious complications bring surprises at every corner in this play that inspired Hello, Dolly!.

(In order of appearance)

Horace Vandergelder – Robert Gallaher
Ambrose Kemper – Josh Smyth
Joe Scanlon/Rudolph/Cook – Nolan Palmer
Gertrude/Miss Flora Van Huysen – Kim Morris
Cornelius Hackl – Robert Hinds
Ermengarde – Caitlin Macy-Beckwith
Malachi Stack – Stephen Grenley
Mrs. Levi – Pam Nolte
Barnaby Tucker – Brad Walker
Mrs. Molloy – Natalie Anne Moe
Minnie Fay – Asha Stitcher
August/Cabman – Bill Johns


Director – Scott Nolte
Scenic & Sound Design – Mark Lund
Costume Design – Sarah Burch Gordon
Lighting Design – Brian Engel
Stage Manager – Micah Lynn Trapp
Dramaturg – Judy Naegeli


Time: the early 1880s.
Act I: Horace Vandergelder’s house in Yonkers, New York.
Act II: Mrs. Molloy’s hat store, New York City.
Act III: The Harmonia Gardens Restaurant, NYC.
Act IV: Miss Van Huysen’s house, NYC.

Running time: 2hr, 30mins including 15 minute intermission

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