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New production photos of Hello, Dolly! released, now starring Bernadette Peters & Victor Garber
Following last night's official opening for the new cast of the Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! at Broadway's Shubert Theatre, producer Scott Rudin has released new production photos featuring two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters (as Dolly Levi Gallagher) and four-time Tony Award nominee Victor Garber (as Horace Vandergelder).
The current principal cast of Hello, Dolly! also includes Tony Award winner Gavin Creel, Olivier Award nominee Charlie Stemp (as Barnaby Tucker), Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin (as Irene Molloy), Molly Griggs (as Minnie Fay), Will Burton (as Ambrose Kemper), Melanie Moore (as Ermengarde), and Tony Award nominee Jennifer Simard (as Ernestina).
The classic musical features a book by Michael Stewart, with music & lyrics by Jerry Herman.
Directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, this production features choreography by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle, based on the original work by Gower Champion.
Synopsis: "At the turn of the 20th century, all of New York City is excited because widowed but brassy Dolly Gallagher Levi is in town. Dolly makes a living primarily through matchmaking and 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."
The creative team aslo features scenic & costume design by Santo Loquasto, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Scott Lehrer, music direction by Andy Einhorn, orchestrations by Larry Hochman, vocal arrangements by Don Pippin, and dance arrangements by Glen Kelly.
Hello, Dolly! first premiered on Broadway at the St James Theatre in 1964, picking up a grand total of 10 Tony Awards, including "Best Musical." It has since been revived three times - 1975 at the Minskoff Theatre, and 1978 and 1995 both at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. A film adaptation was released in 1969, directed by Gene Kelly and starring Barbra Streisand.
Hello, Dolly! Tickets are available now for performances through to July 15, 2018.
(Photos by Julieta Cervantes)