Coming In March 2017
Beginning June 13, 2017, the role of Dolly Levi will be played by Donna Murphy on Tuesday evenings. Donna Murphy will also perform on 6/27 – 7/2, 7/5 – 7/9, 7/30 (Sunday evening), 9/6 – 9/10, 10/15 (Sunday evening), 10/30 (Monday evening), 11/1 – 11/15, 11/24 (Friday matinee) and 1/7 (Sunday evening).
|Setting: In and around Yonkers and New York City. The 1880s.|
|Music by: Jerry Herman; |
Book by: Michael Stewart;
Lyrics by: Jerry Herman
Based on: The Matchmaker.
First Preview: March 15, 2017
Opening Date: April 20, 2017
Directed by: Jerry Zaks
Choreography: Warren Carlyle
Scenic & Costume Design Santo Loquasto
Lighting Design: Natasha Katz
Sound Design: Scott Lehrer
Music Direction: Andy Einhorn
Bette Midler: Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi
Donna Murphy: Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi (On Tuesday nights, starting June 13)
David Hyde Pierce: Horace Vandergelder
Gavin Creel: Cornelius Hack
Kate Baldwin: Irene Molloy
Taylor Trensch: Barnaby Tucker
Will Burton: Ambrose Kemper
Melanie Moore: Ermengarde
Jennifer Simard: Ernestina
Beanie Feldstein: Minnie Fay
Rounding out the company will be Cameron Adams, Phillip Attmore, Giuseppe Bausilio, Justin Bowen, Elizabeth Earley, Taeler Elyse Cyrus, Leslie Donna Flesner, Jenifer Foote,Jessica Lee Goldyn, Blake Hammond, Stephen Hanna, Michael Hartung, 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 and Richard Riaz Yoder.
I Put My Hand In: Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi and Company
It Takes A Woman: Horace Vandergelder and The Instant Glee Club
Put On Your Sunday Clothes: Cornelius Hack, Barnaby Tucker, Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, Ambrose Kemper, and Ermengarde
Ribbons Down My Back: Irene Molloy
Motherhood: Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, Horace Vandergelder, Irene Molloy, Minnie Fay, Cornelius Hackl, and Barnaby Tucker
Dancing: Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, Cornelius Hack, Barnaby Tucker, Minnie Fay, Irene Molloy, and Dancers
Before the Parade Passes By: Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, Horace Vandergelder and Company
Elegance: Irene Molloy, Cornelius Hackl, Minnie Fay, and Barnaby Tucker
The Waiter’s Gallop: Rudolph and Waiters
Hello, Dolly!: Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, Rudolph, Waiters, and Cooks
The Polka Contest: Ambrose Kemper, Ermengarde, Irene Molloy, Cornelius Hackl, Minnie Fay, Barnaby Tucker and Contestants
It Only Takes a Moment: Cornelius Hackl, Irene Molloy, Prisoners, and Policeman
So Long Dearie: Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi
Hello, Dolly! (Reprise): Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi and Horace Vandergelder
Background Of The 2017 Revival
On January 19, 2016, it was announced that Bette Midler would play the title role in a Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly!. Previews began March 15, 2017, officially opening on April 20, 2017, at the Shubert Theatre.
The production was produced by Scott Rudin, directed by Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Warren Carlyle. David Hyde Pierce played Horace Vandergelder. Other principal castings for this revival included Kate Baldwin as Irene Molloy, Gavin Creel as Cornelius Hack, Jennifer Simard as Ernestina Money, Taylor Trensch and Charlie Stemp as Barnaby Tucker, Will Burton as Ambrose Kemper, Melanie Moore as Ermengarde, and Beanie Feldstein as Minnie Fay. Donna Murphy played the role of Dolly at Tuesday evening performances beginning in June 2017, as well as covering Midler’s holiday dates. She played her final performance on January 7, 2018.
Midler, Pierce, Trensch, and Feldstein left the production on January 14, 2018. Bernadette Peters took over the role of Dolly with previews from January 20, 2018, officially on February 22, 2018, and Victor Garber took over the role of Horace Vandergelder. Charlie Stemp assumed the role of Barnaby Tucker on January 20, 2018. Santino Fontana temporarily played the role of Cornelius Hackl from March 2018 to May 6 while Gavin Creel recovered from back surgery. Creel returned to the role on May 8, 2018. Before Fontana’s temporary engagement, understudy Christian Dante White played the role of Cornelius. The production closed on August 25, 2018, with Midler and Hyde Pierce returning to play Dolly and Horace (respectively) from July 17, 2018, to closing.
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