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Music

Jerry Herman

Text

Michael Stewart (Book)

Jerry Herman (Lyrics)

Source

The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder.

 

Premieres

First performance:  New York (St James Theatre), 16 January 1964.

First performance in UK:  London (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), 2 December 1965.

First performance in Scotland: tbc.

 

Principal Roles

Mrs DollyGallagher Levi

Ernestina Money

Ambrose Kemper

Horace Vandergelder

Ermengarde

Cornelius Hackl

Barnaby Tucker

Irene Molloy

Minnie Fay

Mrs Rose;  Rudolph;  Judge;  Court Clerk, etc.

The Cast

Ambrose Kemper
 a poor artist
Barnaby Tucker
 an employee of Mr Vandergelder
Cornelius Hackl
 an employee of Mr Vandergelder
Court Clerk
 
Dolly Levi
 a matchmaker
Ermengarde
 Mr Vandergelder's niece
Ernestina Money
 a wealthy lady
Horace Vandergelder
 Proprietor of a Hay and Feed Store
Irene Molloy
 a widow, owner of a hat shop
Judge
 
Minnie Fay
 Mrs Molloy's assistant
Mrs Rose
 
Paperhanger
 
Policeman
 
Rudolph Reisenweber
 
Stanley
 
Townsperson 1
 
Townsperson 2
 

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