Book by Michael Stewart
Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
Directed by Dave Seaburg
Music Direction by Ian Schultz
PERFORMANCES JULY 25-29, 2018
People aged 15 and up are welcome to audition. No experience is needed. Bring a prepared audition piece to sing. (An accompanist will be present.) Also be ready to learn a few dance steps and do some cold readings from the script.
The blockbuster Broadway hit “HELLO, DOLLY!” bursts with humor, romance, high-energy dancing, and some of the greatest songs in musical theater history: “Put On Your Sunday Clothes,” “Ribbons Down My Back,” “Before the Parade Passes By,” and of course “Hello, Dolly!” to name a few. The comic exploits of Dolly Gallagher-Levi, turn-of-the-century matchmaker and “woman who arranges things,” are certain to thrill and entertain all.
Dolly Levi: Matchmaker, widow, meddler, opportunist, life-loving, commanding, strong stage presence. Vocal range: alto-soprano.
Horace Vandergelder: Well-known half-a-millionaire, widower, owns the Feed Store, gruff, set in his ways, authoritative. Vocal range: baritone.
Cornelius Hackl: Head clerk at the Feed Store, energetic, enthusiastic, and adventurous. Vocal range: baritone.
Barnaby Tucker: Assistant to Cornelius at the Feed Store, naïve, energized, follower. Vocal range: baritone.
Irene Molloy: Owns the Hat Shop, widow, beautiful, smart, fun-loving. Vocal range: soprano.
Minnie Fay: Irene’s assistant, naïve, straight-laced, fresh, follower. Vocal range: mezzo-soprano.
Ambrose Kemper: Struggling artist, good-natured, accommodating, wants to marry Ermengarde. Vocal range: tenor.
Ermengarde: Horace’s niece, whining, high-strung, wants to marry Ambrose. Vocal range: any.
Ernestina: Accommodating, good-time girl. Vocal range: any.
Rudy: Maitre’d of the Harmonia Gardens, proper, commanding. Vocal range: bass.
Ensemble: Street vendors, waiters, townspeople, etc.
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