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May 06, 2010

Local Drama Group bring The Matchmaker to Riverbank

Newbridge Drama Group presents The Matchmaker

Date:  Nightly from Wednesday 19th to Saturday 22nd May
Time: 8pm nightly
Price:   €12/€10
The Matchmaker, by Newbridge Drama Group The popular local drama troupe Newbridge Drama Group, return to Riverbank Arts Centre for four nights only with their wonderful version of The Matchmaker from Wednesday May 19th to Saturday May 22nd

The Matchmaker was written by three times Pulitzer Prize winner Thornton Wilder. With a cast of sixteen this four act play is set in New York at the end of the Nineteenth century. A farce in the old-fashioned sense, it uses such time-honored conventions as characters hidden under tables and in closets, men disguised as women, a complex conspiracy to bring young and not so young lovers together, and a happy ending in which three couples are united with plans to marry. The hit musical “ Hello Dolly” was modeled on this original  stage play
Cast members include;  Mick Malone, Ester Crilly, Caroline Malone, Jo McMahon, Brid Hoey, Brid Leddy, Mary Hogan, Breda Greaney, Dave O’Sullivan, Kieran Galvin, Fergus Walsh, Gary Cummins, Sean McElroy, Bro Michael Broderick, Cormac Malone, Joe O’Neill.
Director:  Justin Brady
To book tickets contact Riverbank Arts Centre box office on 045 448327 or book online at