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The Merchant of Yonkers   

 
Guild Theatre, (12/28/1938 - circa. 1/1939)
First Preview: Total Previews:
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 CallBarnaby Tucker
Philip CoolidgeJoe Scanlon
Jane CowlMrs. Levi
Tom EwellCornelius Hackl
Frances HarisonErmengarde
Edward F. NannaryA Cabman
Minna PhillipsMiss Van Huysen
Maida ReadeA Cook
Bartlett RobinsonAmbrose Kemper
Peter StruwelAugust
Joseph SweeneyMelchior Stack
June WalkerMrs. Molloy
Percy WaramHorace Vandergelder
Carrie WellerGertrude
Nydia WestmanMinnie Fay
Max WillenzRudolph