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The Merchant of Yonkers   

 
Guild Theatre , (12/28/1938 - circa. 1/1939)
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Opening Date:Dec 28, 1938   
Closing Date:Jan 1939 Total Performances:39

Category: Play, Farce, Original
Setting: Vandergelder's house in Yonkers. Mrs. Molloy's hat store, New York. The Harmonia Gardens restaurant on the Battery. Miss Van Huysen's house.
Comments: Production was later re-written as "The Matchmaker."


Production Staff
Produced by Herman Shumlin
Written by Thornton Wilder; Based on a comedy by Johann Nestroy
Staged by Max Reinhardt
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson
Cast
John Call Barnaby Tucker
Philip Coolidge Joe Scanlon
Jane Cowl Mrs. Levi
Tom Ewell Cornelius Hackl
Frances Harison Ermengarde
Edward F. Nannary A Cabman
Minna Phillips Miss Van Huysen
Maida Reade A Cook
Bartlett Robinson Ambrose Kemper
Peter Struwel August
Joseph Sweeney Melchior Stack
June Walker Mrs. Molloy
Percy Waram Horace Vandergelder
Carrie Weller Gertrude
Nydia Westman Minnie Fay
Max Willenz Rudolph