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Hello Dolly Back Were She Belongs

Bette Milder and David Hyde Pierce

 

Dolly’s Back at the Shubert Theatre, starring Bette Milder and David Hyde Pierce  previews from 15th March 2017, Opening Night 20th April the last production of Hello Dolly on Broadway was in 1995 with the original dolly Carol Channing. The musical was filmed Twentieth-Century Fox with Barbra Streisand and Walter Matthau in 1968 to great success.
Hello, Dolly! is a musical with lyrics and music by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart, based on Thornton Wilder’s 1938 farce The Merchant of Yonkers, which Wilder revised and retitled The Matchmaker in 1955.

Hello, Dolly! was first produced on Broadway by David Merrick in 1964, winning a record 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, a record held for 37 years. The show album Hello, Dolly! An Original Cast Recording was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002. The album reached number one on the Billboard album chart on June 6, 1964 and was replaced the next week by Louis Armstrong’s album Hello, Dolly! The show has become one of the most enduring musical theatre hits, enjoying three Broadway revivals and international success. It was also made into a 1969 film that was nominated for seven Academy Awards, and won three.

As the 19th becomes the 20th century, all of New York City is excited because widowed but brassy Dolly Gallagher Levi is in town . Dolly makes a living through what she calls “meddling” – matchmaking and numerous sidelines, including dance instruction and mandolin lessons . She is currently seeking a wife for grumpy Horace Vandergelder, the well-known half-a-millionaire, but it becomes clear that Dolly intends to marry Horace herself. Ambrose Kemper, a young artist, wants to marry Horace’s weepy niece Ermengarde, but Horace opposes this because Ambrose’s vocation does not guarantee a steady living. Ambrose enlists Dolly’s help, and they travel to Yonkers, New York to visit Horace, who is a prominent citizen there and owns Vandergelder’s Hay and Feed.

 

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Hello Dolly

Opening Night April 20, 2017

Shubert Theatre NYC



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Cast

Bette Midler – Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi
David Hyde Pierce – Horace Vandergelder
Kate Baldwin – Irene Molloy
Will Burton – Ambrose Kemper
Gavin Creel – Cornelius Hackl
Beanie Feldstein – Broadway Debut – Minnie Fay
Melanie Moore – Ermengarde
Jennifer Simard – Ernestina
Taylor Trensch – Barnaby Tucker

Full Cast Below

Shubert Theatre

Shubert Theatre

 


The Shubert Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 225 West 44th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.Designed by architect Henry Beaumont Herts, it was named after Sam S. Shubert, the second oldest of the three brothers of the theatrical producing family. It shares a Venetian Renaissance facade with the adjoining Booth Theatre, which was constructed at the same time, although the two have distinctly different interiors.

The two theatres are connected by a private road/sidewalk, “Shubert Alley”. It opened on 21 October 1913 with the George Bernard Shaw play, Caesar and Cleopatra, staged by the Forbes-Robertson Repertory Company. The theatre’s longest tenant was A Chorus Line, which ran for 6,137 performances from 1975 to 1990 and set the record for longest running show in Broadway history. Later long runs have included Crazy for You (1992–1996), Chicago (1996–2003), Spamalot (2005–2009) and Memphis (2009–2012). The theatre has also been a returning venue for the Tony Awards.


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Address

261 W 47th St (between Broadway St & 8th Ave) New York, NY 10036

Transport

Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St–Port Authority; N, Q, R, 42nd St S, 1, 2, 3, 7 to 42nd St–Times Square

Phone

(212) 239-6200

Box Office

Monday – Sat 10am – 8pm Sunday Noon – 600pm

 Access Information

Theatre is not completely wheelchair accessible. There are no steps into the theatre from the sidewalk. Please be advised that where there are steps either into or within the theatre, we are unable to provide assistance.

Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. There are no steps to the designated wheelchair seating location.

Not wheelchair accessible. Located down 1 flight of stairs (20 steps). Restrooms are also located on the Mezzanine & Balcony Levels. Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located at Sardi’s Restaurant (4th floor, accessible via elevator) directly across the street.

Booking Information re – Bette Milder in title role – On some performances Donna Murphy will play title role.

On Tuesdays beginning June 13, 2017, the role of Dolly Levi will be played by Donna Murphy.

Donna Murphy will also perform the role of Dolly Levi on June 27 – July 2, July 5 – 9, Sunday evening – July 30, September 6 – 10, Sunday evening – October 15, Monday evening – October 30, November 1 – 5, Friday – November 24 @ 2pm,  and Sunday evening – January 7.

** Bette Midler will perform the role of Dolly Levi on Tuesday – November 21.

 

Video: Title Song Hello Dolly starring Carol Channing 1965

 

Creative

Produced by Scott Rudin
Book by Michael Stewart
Based on “The Matchmaker” by Thornton Wilder
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Choreographed by Warren Carlyle
General Manager: Joey Parnes Productions

 

Movie Trailer with – Barbra Streisand and Walter Matthau in 1968

 

Full Cast

Bette Midler  – Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi
David Hyde Pierce – Horace Vandergelder
Kate Baldwin – Irene Molloy
Will Burton – Ambrose Kemper
Gavin Creel – Cornelius Hackl
Beanie Feldstein – Broadway Debut –  Minnie Fay
Melanie Moore – Ermengarde
Jennifer Simard – Ernestina
Taylor Trensch – Barnaby Tucker
Cameron Adams
Phillip Attmore
Giuseppe Bausilio
Justin Bowen
Taeler Elyse Cyrus
Elizabeth Earley
Leslie Donna Flesner
Jenifer Foote
Jessica Lee Goldyn
Blake Hammond
Stephen Hanna
Michael Hartung  – Broadway Debut
Robert Hartwell
Amanda LaMotte
Analisa Leaming
Jess LeProtto
Ian Liberto
Kevin Ligon
Nathan Madden
Linda Mugleston
Hayley Podschun
Jessica Sheridan
Michaeljon Slinger
Christian Dante White
Branch Woodman
Ryan Worsing
Richard Riaz Yoder

Ticketing Information

 

Booking Information re – Bette Milder in title role – On some performances Donna Murphy will play title role.

On Tuesdays beginning June 13, 2017, the role of Dolly Levi will be played by Donna Murphy.

Donna Murphy will also perform the role of Dolly Levi on June 27 – July 2, July 5 – 9, Sunday evening – July 30, September 6 – 10, Sunday evening – October 15, Monday evening – October 30, November 1 – 5, Friday – November 24 @ 2pm,  and Sunday evening – January 7.

** Bette Midler will perform the role of Dolly Levi on Tuesday – November 21.

Hello Dolly