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‘Hatmaker’s Wife’ play dates, times and tickets


Play:  The Hatmaker’s Wife

Playwright: Lauren Yee

Genre:  Magical Surrealism, Comedy

Synopsis:  Not long after moving in, the woman hears a wall speaking to her. Then she starts receiving notes. It appears the wall wants to help her and her boyfriend by sharing the story of two former residents, a hatmaker named Hetchman and his wife. Hetchman loved his magical hat so much more than his wife that she ran off and took the hat with her, leaving him bereft and alone, with only his bighearted friend Meckel to keep him company.

Director:  Carmen Crussard


  • Voice (the young woman):  Madelaine Weymouth
  • Gabe: Giuseppe Loduca
  • Voice of the Wall:  Kendra Weaver
  • Hetchman:  Scott Thompson
  • Hetchman’s Wife:  Joann Haley
  • Yeckel:  Jim Yarnes
  • Golem:  Bryan Dworkin

Play Dates and Times: Performances are

  • March 16 – 18 and 23 – 25 at 7:30 p.m. and
  • March 26 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets: Tickets are $25 for members, $30 for non-members and available at or by calling the box office at 239-939-2787.

Sponsors: The production is generously sponsored by Janet and Bruce Bunch.

Location:  Fould’s Theatre, Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers.

March 3, 2023.


Whimsical and poignant, ‘Hatmaker’s Wife’ redefines ideas of family, home and true love

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