Hello, Dolly!

30 July 2009 - 12 September 2009

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 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.

The Metro

"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."

Sunday Express

"An irresistable revival...Samathan Spiro's Dolly is a contagiously funny delight, bringing a freshly minted surprise and sincerety to the role."

Evening Standard

"There’s a tremendous freshness, wit and high spirits, helped by a cast who…exude an infectious bonhomie."

Creative team

The cast

  • Dolly Levi – Samantha Spiro
  • Ambrose Kemper – Mark Anderson
  • EnsembleMarc 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
  • EnsembleJoanna Goodwin
  • Ensemble – Francis Haugen
  • Minnie FayAkiya Henry
  • Rudolph – Andy Hockley
  • Ensemble – Paul Iveson
  • EnsembleRichard Jones
  • Ensemble – Stuart King
  • EnsembleJo Morris
  • Ensemble – Brenda Jane Newhouse
  • Ensemble – Sherrie Pennington
  • Ernestina – Annalisa Rossi