The Matchbox

Date(s) - 13/05/2021 - 15/05/2021
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

The Matchbox 13-15 May, 7.30pm, $20, 1hr 40 mins with a 10 min interval


As Sal passes the time, striking matches and letting them burn, she weaves for us, a story. The ties that bind can never be broken. For Sal, they hang like a noose around her neck, just loose enough to keep a small but potent flame burning inside. “Sing a song for us Mary.  Sing a song for Grandma and Grandpa.  Sing”

The Match Box, by Frank McGuinness, is Patricia Wichman’s debut independent theatre production that she acts in, directs and produced.  Four years in the making, having fallen in love with the script, she knew it was a story that she needed to tell.

“It’s a beautiful piece of theatre story telling.  It’s minimalistic, moody, and unforgiving, in its simplicity.  The impact is subtle, yet profound.  The Match Box, leaves you with many questions, one being, “could I forgive?”