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Hello Dolly

Hello Dolly

by Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart

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Hello Dolly

Hello Dolly





This 1964 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical is based on Thornton Wilder’s 1955 play “The Matchmaker” and is the basis for the 1969 film directed by Gene Kelly and starring Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, and Michael Crawford.


Story:

Dolly, the famed New York City matchmaker, receives her toughest challenge yet when rich grump Horace seeks a suitable wife. She successfully matches many others in the city, including Horace’s niece and two clerks, but everything seems to go wrong when it comes to matching Horace. Dolly finally realizes that maybe she’d like to marry Horace herself, but only if her late husband will send her a sign - and if Horace himself will have her.


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THEATRE

Shubert Theatre
225 W 44th St
New York, NY

Info and Directions

Schedule
MONDAY
Dark
TUESDAY
Dark
WEDNESDAY
2 & 8 PM
THURSDAY
7 PM
FRIDAY
8 PM
SATURDAY
2 & 8 PM
SUNDAY
2 PM

NOTE: Beginning June 13, 2017, the role of Dolly Levi will be played by Donna Murphy for select performances. Check the official website for more information.


Important Dates
PREVIEWS: March 15, 2017
OPENING: Apr 20, 2017


Run Time
2 hours and 40 minutes (1 Intermission)


NOTE: Most shows have special holiday dates and times. Check the official website for more information.

Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Jerry Herman

Librettist

Librettist
Michael Stewart



Broadway Premiere

Theatre
St. James Theatre
Opening Night
Jan 16, 1964
Total Performances
2,844
Original Cast
Carol Channing, David Burns, Charles Nelson Reilly, Jerry Dodge, Eileen Brennan, Sondra Lee
Director
Gower Champion
Choreographer
Gower Champion
Producer
David Merrick and Champion-Five Inc.
Musical Director
Shepard Coleman
Orchestrations
Philip J. Lang
Scenic Design
Oliver Smith
Costume Design
Freddy Wittop
Lighting Design
Jean Rosenthal

1975 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Minskoff Theatre
Opening Night
Nov 6, 1975
Total Performances
42
Original Cast
Pearl Bailey, Billy Daniels, Terrence Emanuel, Chip Fields, Grenoldo Frazier, Mary Louise
Director
Lucia Victor
Choreographer
Jack Craig
Producer
Robert Cherin
Musical Director
Al Cavaliere
Scenic Design
Oliver Smith
Costume Design
Robert Pusilo
Lighting Design
John Gleason

1978 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Opening Night
Mar 5, 1978
Total Performances
147
Original Cast
Carol Channing, Eddie Bracken, John Anania, Michael C. Booker, Alexandra Korey, Florence Lacey, Robert Lydiard, Lee Roy Reams
Director
Lucia Victor
Choreographer
Jack Craig
Producer
James M. Nederlander and The Houston Grand Opera
Musical Director
John L. DeMain
Scenic Design
Oliver Smith
Costume Design
Freddy Wittop
Lighting Design
Martin Aronstein

1995 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Opening Night
Oct 19, 1995
Total Performances
116
Original Cast
Carol Channing, Michael DeVries, Jay Garner, Florence Lacey, James Darrah, Christine DeVito, Cory English, Lori Ann Mahl, Monica M. Wemitt
Director
Lee Roy Reams
Choreographer
Lee Roy Reams
Producer
Manny Kladitis, Magic Promotions & Theatricals, PACE Theatrical Group, Inc. and Jon B. Platt
Musical Director
Jack Everly
Orchestrations
Philip J. Lang
Scenic Design
Oliver Smith
Costume Design
Jonathan Bixby
Lighting Design
Ken Billington

2017 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Longacre Theatre
Opening Night
April 20, 2017
Original Cast
Bette Middler, David Hyde Pierce, Gavin Creel, Kate Baldwin, Taylor Trensch, Will Burton, Melanie Moore, Jennifer Simard, 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, Richard Riaz Yoder
Director
Jerry Zaks
Choreographer
Warren Carlyle
Musical Director
Andy Einhorn
Orchestrations
Larry Hochman
Scenic Design
Santo Loquasto
Costume Design
Santo Loquasto
Lighting Design
Natasha Katz
Sound Design
Scott Lehrer

1969 Film Version

Movie Name
Hello Dolly
Type
Hollywood Musical
Director
Gene Kelly
Screenplay
Ernest Lehman
Starring
Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, Michael Crawford, Marianne McAndrew, Danny Lockin, E.J. Peaker, Joyce Ames, Tommy Tune, Judy Knaiz, David Hurst




CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
1967 Broadway Revival Cast Album

CD
1994 Broadway Revival Cast Album

CD
2017 Broadway Revival Cast Album


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections

Sheetmusic
Vocal Score


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Other

Merchandise




1964 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical
Best Composer and Lyricist
Best Actress in a Musical - Carol Channing
Best Scenic Design
Best Costume Design
Best Choreography
Best Direction (Musical)
Best Conductor and Musical Director
Best Producer (Musical)
Best Author (Musical)
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Charles Nelson Reilly

1968 Theatre World Award Nominations

Jack Crowder

1970 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Performance - Ethel Merman

1978 Tony World Award Nominations

Best Actor in a Musical - Eddie Bracken

1978 Theatre World Award Nominations

Florence Lacey

1996 Tony World Award Nominations

Best Revival of a Musical

2017 Tony Award Nominations

Best Revival of a Musical
Best Leading Actor in a Musical - David Hyde Pierce
Best Leading Actress in a Musical - Bette Midler
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Gavin Creel
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Kate Baldwin
Best Scenic Design of a Musical - Santo Loquasto
Best Costume Design of a Musical - Santo Loquasto
Best Lighting Design of a Musical - Natasha Katz
Best Direction of a Musical - Jerry Zaks
Best Orchestrations - Larry Hochman

2017 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Bette Midler
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Gavin Creel
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Kate Baldwin
Outstanding Director of a Musical - Jerry Zaks
Outstanding Choreography - Warren Carlyle
Outstanding Set Design for a Musical - Santo Loquasto
Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical - Santo Loquasto
Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical - Scott Lehrer
Outstanding Wig and Hair - Campbell Young Associates

2017 Drama League Award Nominations

Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical
Distinguished Performance Award - David Hyde Pierce

2017 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Outstanding Choreographer - Warren Carlyle
Outstanding Orchestrations - Larry Hochman
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Bette Midler
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Gavin Creel
Outstanding Director of a Musical - Jerry Zaks
Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical) - Santo Loquasto
Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical) - Natasha Katz
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - David Hyde Pierce
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Kate Baldwin

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