The Matchmaker

1c95daf2-b615-4a46-9f52-c76bfa6e0424.jpgTHE MATCHMAKER, Wilder's uproarious farce about love and money, stars the irrepressible busybody, Dolly Gallagher Levi, who inspired the Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly! Through Dolly's subtle machinations, several unlikely couples come together to find happiness in 19th-century New York.

"Loud, slap dash and uproarious ... extraordinarily original and funny." --N.Y. Times.

"Rolls along merrily and madly and the customers are convulsed."
--N.Y. Journal American.

"The lines of Wilder are brilliant, sage, and witty."
--N.Y. Daily News.

Pictured above: Seana McKenna as Dolly Levi in The Matchmaker at The Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Licensing Information

Professional Productions (U.S.)/
All International Productions:
Alan Brodie Representation Ltd

Amateur Productions (U.S.):
Samuel French

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Harper Collins | Library of America
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