Currently on sale until July 15, 2018
Running Time: 2 hours, 40 minutes
2017 Tony Award winner Bette Midler continues her “once-in-a-lifetime” (The New York Times) triumph as Dolly Gallagher Levi in HELLO, DOLLY! through January 14, 2018 only.
High-spirited matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi helps three sets of young people find romance, while angling to win for herself the "well-known half-a-millionaire" Horace Vandergelder. Based on Thornton Wilder's "The Matchmaker," this classic musical includes the songs "Before the Parade Passes By," "It Only Takes a Moment," and the title song.
*Through January 9, 2018, Tuesday evening performances feature Bette Midler's alternate, Tony Award-winning actress Donna Murphy in the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi.*
**Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber begin performances on January 20, 2018.**
Schedules can vary by performance and are subject to change.
BETTE MIDLER (Through Jan. 14, 2018)
Monday: No Performance
Tuesday: 7PM* (Donna Murphy Performance)
Wednesday: 2PM & 8PM
Saturday: 2PM & 8PM
BERNADETTE PETERS (Beginning Jan. 20, 2018)
Monday: No Performance
Wednesday: 2PM & 8PM
Saturday: 2PM & 8PM
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HELLO DOLLY is a classic American musical that will appeal to all age groups.
BETTE MIDLER- Dolly Levi
DAVID HYDE PIERCE – Horace Vandergelder
GAVIN CREEL - Cornelius Hackl
Gavin Creel received the 2017 Tony®, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance in Hello, Dolly! Broadway: Hair (Tony Award® nomination), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Tony® nomination), She Loves Me, The Book of Mormon, La Cage aux Folles. West End: The Book of Mormon (Olivier Award), Mary Poppins, Hair. Off-Broadway: Bat Boy, The Mystery Plays. National tours: The Book of Mormon, Fame. Regional: Bounce (Goodman Theatre/Kennedy Center), Prometheus Bound (American Repertory Theater), The Mystery Plays (Yale Repertory Theatre). Television: “Eloise at the Plaza,” “Eloise at Christmastime.” Original recordings: GoodTimeNation, Quiet, Get Out, and the single “Noise.” Co-Founder of Broadway Impact. BFA: University of Michigan.
KATE BALDWIN - Irene Molloy
Kate Baldwin was nominated for the 2017 Tony Award® for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance in this production. Broadway: Finian’s Rainbow (Tony Award®, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award nominations), Big Fish, The Full Monty, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Wonderful Town, Fiorello! (City Center Encores!). Off-Broadway: Giant (The Public Theater; Drama Desk nomination), John and Jen (Keen Company; Drama Desk nomination), Songbird. Concert engagements: Boston Pops, New York Pops, and the major orchestras of Washington, Detroit, Portland, and Phoenix. Television: “Law and Order: SVU,” “Passion” for PBS, and “First You Dream: The Music of Kander & Ebb.” Recordings: Let’s See What Happens, She Loves Him.
JERRY ZAKS – Director
Jerry Zaks was nominated for the 2017 Tony Award® for Best Direction of a Musical for this production. Credits include A Bronx Tale: The Musical, Shows for Days, Sister Act, The Addams Family, Guys and Dolls, Six Degrees of Separation, Lend Me a Tenor, The House of Blue Leaves, The Front Page, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Smokey Joe’s Café, Anything Goes, La Cage aux Folles, Little Shop of Horrors, The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Foreigner, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Sister Mary Ignatius..., Beyond Therapy, Baby With the Bath Water, and The Marriage of Bette and Boo. He has received four Tony Awards® and seven nominations, and has also received four Drama Desk Awards, two Outer Critics Circle Awards, and an Obie Award. He directed the film Marvin’s Room. Mr. Zaks is a founding member of the Ensemble Studio Theatre. He received the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society’s George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre and an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Dartmouth College, his alma mater. He is a 2013 inductee to the Theater Hall of Fame.
WARRER CARLYLE – Choreography
Broadway: directed and choreographed After Midnight (Tony Award® for Choreography), Chaplin, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway, Finian’s Rainbow, and A Tale of Two Cities. He choreographed She Loves Me, On the Twentieth Century, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, A Christmas Story, and Follies. He directed and choreographed the 2015 Radio City New York Spring Spectacular starring the Rockettes. Additional New York/international credits: directed and choreographed On Your Toes (City Center Encores!); choreographed “Carousel” (New York Philharmonic; Emmy Award® nomination); choreographed Girl Crazy, On the Town, Finian’s Rainbow, Juno, Stairway to Paradise (City Center Encores!), and 101 Dalmatians (Madison Square Garden/national tour). Directed and choreographed the sold-out Australian area tour Hugh Jackman: Broadway to Oz. Television: staging of The 68th & 69th Annual Tony Awards (CB), “So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox).
JERRY HERMAN – Music & Lyrics
Jerry Herman remains one of the most iconic and beloved composers in the American theatre. His legendary scores have spawned such standards as “I Am What I Am,” “The Best of Times,” “Mame,” “If He Walked Into My Life,” “We Need a Little Christmas,” and “Hello, Dolly!” His first Broadway musical, Milk and Honey (1961), ran for 543 performances. He made history in 1964 with Hello, Dolly! (ten Tony Awards® including Best Musical, a Broadway record held for 37 years), which was followed by yet another smash, Mame, in 1966. With Dolly! and Mame still running, Herman had the rare distinction of having three Broadway shows playing simultaneously when Dear World opened in 1969. In 1974, Mack & Mabel opened (and remains one of his best-loved scores), and was followed by 1979’s The Grand Tour. Herman’s most recent Broadway show, La Cage aux Folles, became another phenomenon, winning the Tony award® in 1984 for Best Musical. It was successfully revived in 2004 and 2010, winning the Tony® for Best Revival each time. Two of Herman’s most cherished songs from Hello, Dolly! are the emotional highlights of the Disney-Pixar classic Wall-E, cementing Herman’s place in American popular culture. His countless awards and honors include multiple Tony Awards®, Grammys®, Olivier Awards, Drama Desk Awards, the Johnny Mercer Award, the Richard Rodgers Award, the Oscar Hammerstein Award, the Frederick Loewe Award, membership in the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Theater Hall of Fame, and most recently, The Kennedy Center Honor.
MICHAEL STEWART - Book
Michael Stewart was still relatively early in his theatrical career when he had his first smash hit in 1960 with Bye Bye Birdie, for which he won the Tony Award® for Best Book. His subsequent Broadway shows include Carnival! (Drama Critics Circle Award); Hello, Dolly! (Tony Award®, Drama Critics Circle Award); George M! (with Francine and John Pascal); Mack & Mabel (Tony nomination®); The Grand Tour; 42nd Street (with Mark Bramble; Tony®) and Harrigan and Hart (Tony nomination®). He is also the lyricist of Barnum (music by Cy Coleman; Tony nomination®) and I Love My Wife (Tony nomination®). Mr. Stewart died in 1987.