The Matchmaker

by Thornton Wilder

25th & 26th April and 2nd & 3rd May 2014
at The Alliance Francaise

Directed by Mark Sobels
Produced by Jonathan Truslow
and Stephanie Wallis


Dolly Levi – Nic Frances
Horace Vandergelder – John Marengo
Cornelius Hackl – James Laver
Irene Molloy – Stephanie Wallis
Miss Flora Van Hyusen – Samantha Foster
Minnie Fay – Thanyathorn (Sea) Thaicharoen
Barnaby Tucker – FC Nieuwoudt
Ambrose Kemper – Mark Grey
Ermengarde – Roselle Chatsuthiphan
Malachi Stack – Chris Banes
Gertrude – Michele Wells
Rudolf – Nico Torio
Cook – Deborah Shucart
Cabman – Roderick Turner
August – Preeyakit (Fox) Buranasin
Joe Scanlon – Paul Robere

Behind the Scenes

About the Show

In this delightful comedy, Horace Vandergelder, a penny-pinching store owner, refuses to let his niece Ermengarde marry the poor artist she’s in love with, although he himself plans to remarry. Dolly Levi, the matchmaker of the title, pretends that she is helping Vandergelder to find a bride, but she is really scheming to marry him herself, and along the way helps others lovers find their matches. Meanwhile, Vandergelder’s clerks, Cornelius and Barnaby, set out to find adventure in the big city, and end up with more than they had bargained for, as everyone’s paths cross!