The Matchmaker

Comedy - Original

Royale Theatre (December 05, 1955 - November 10, 1956)
Booth Theatre (November 12, 1956 - February 02, 1957)
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  • Opening Date: December 5, 1955
  • Closing Date: February 2, 1957
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 486

Playwright: Thornton Wilder

Opening Night Cast

Ruth Gordon Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi
Eileen Herlie Irene Molloy
Loring Smith Horace Vandergelder
Peter Bayliss A Cabman
Esme Church Miss Flora Van Husen
Rosamund Greenwood Minnie Fay
Arthur Hill Cornelius Hackl
Patrick McAlinney Malachi Stack
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Opening Night Production Credits

Thornton Wilder Thornton Wilder Writer
  Tyrone Guthrie Director
  Tanya Moiseiwitsch Scenic Design
  Tanya Moiseiwitsch Costume Design
  Jack Schlissel General Manager
  Tom Powers Company Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1956 Actress in a Play Ruth Gordon Nominee
1956 Direction (pre-1960) Tyrone Guthrie Winner
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