The Matchmaker: A Tale Drawn from "Emma" by Jane Austen
Rock Ford, in collaboration with Theater of the Seventh Sister, presents The Matchmaker: A Tale Drawn from ‘Emma’ by Jane Austen. This one-act play, adapted by Rock Ford Director Sam Slaymaker from the classic novel, will be presented in the candlelit rooms of the Rock Ford mansion on November 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22. Each performance will run approximately 50 minutes with scenes taking place in each of the four parlors on the main floor and in the central hallway of the circa 1794 mansion. Performances are limited to 20 people. Reservations are required.
Dates: Thursday, November 7, 14 and 21 | 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Friday, November 1, 8, 15 and 22 | 7 and 8:30 p.m.
Tickets are available at rockford.yapsody.com. Following the play, guests are invited to gather around the fireplace in the Rock Ford kitchen to enjoy (in keeping with the matrimonial theme of the production) a slice of wedding cake and a cup of punch.
Please bear in mind that The Matchmaker is not handicapped accessible. Guests will be standing during the performance and following the characters from room to room on the first floor of the mansion before exiting through the lower level of the mansion.
Contact: Nancy Bradley
Phone: (717) 392-7223
881 Rockford Road
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602