Book by Michael Stewart; Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Based on the Play “The Matchmaker” by Thornton Wilder Lerner
Some people paint, some sew... I meddle.
Strike up the band, join the parade: New York's glamorous match-maker Dolly Levi is back on the scene and out to make the most significant pairing of her career.
BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL
BEST THEATRE CHOREOGRAPHY (Stephen Mear)
BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL (Samanatha Spiro), 2010 Olivier Awards.
BEST MUSICAL Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Gower Champion. Produced for the Broadway Stage by David Merrick and Champion-Five, Inc. Hello, Dolly! is presented by arrangement with MusicScope and Stage Musicals Limited of New York.
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"Timothy Sheader's top-notch revival... Stephen Mear's razor-sharp set pieces... are brought to dizzying life by a vivacious cast."
The Sunday Times
"This, undeniably, is a star vehicle, and Samantha Spiro is that star. Her Dolly is spirited, puckish, brassy, intelligent…She’s a delight to behold, possessing a luminosity that’s both delicate and strong."
"An irresistable revival...Samathan Spiro's Dolly is a contagiously funny delight, bringing a freshly minted surprise and sincerety to the role."
"There’s a tremendous freshness, wit and high spirits, helped by a cast who…exude an infectious bonhomie."
- Director – Timothy Sheader
- Designer – Peter McKintosh
- Choreographer – Stephen Mear
- Musical Director – Phil Bateman
- Lighting Designer – Simon Mills
- Orchestrator – David Shrubsole
- Sound Designer – Mike Walker
- Casting Director – David Grindrod CDG
- Dialect Coach – Majella Hurley
- Assistant Director – Joseph Fowler
- Assistant Choreographer – Jo Morris
- Dolly Levi – Samantha Spiro
- Ambrose Kemper – Mark Anderson
- Ensemble – Marc Antolin
- Ensemble – Rachael Archer
- Horace Vandergelder – Allan Corduner
- Barnaby Tucker – Oliver Brenin
- Ensemble – Kevin Brewis
- Ermengarde – Clare Louise Connolly
- Cornelius Hackl – Daniel Crossley
- Irene Molloy – Josefina Gabrielle
- Ensemble – Joanna Goodwin
- Ensemble – Francis Haugen
- Minnie Fay – Akiya Henry
- Rudolph – Andy Hockley
- Ensemble – Paul Iveson
- Ensemble – Richard Jones
- Ensemble – Stuart King
- Ensemble – Jo Morris
- Ensemble – Brenda Jane Newhouse
- Ensemble – Sherrie Pennington
- Ernestina – Annalisa Rossi