As part of its 46th season, Four County Players presents “Hello, Dolly!” with book by Michael Stewart, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and based on the play “The Matchmaker” by Thornton Wilder.
“Hello, Dolly!” opens March 15 on the main stage in Barboursville.
The world is full of wonderful things! This recently revived Broadway hit—one of the most beloved musicals of all time—comes to Barboursville for the first time ever.
The play is about Dolly Gallagher-Levi, a widow, a matchmaker and also a professional meddler. Everything changes when she decides that the next match she needs to make is for herself—to Horace Vandergelder, the well-known Yonkers half-a-millionaire.
Set in New York City at the turn of the century, “Hello, Dolly!” bursts with humor, romance and some of the greatest songs in musical theater history, including “Before the Parade Passes By,” “Put on Your Sunday Clothes” and of course, “Hello, Dolly!”
This lavish, hilarious, heartwarming love story is pure joy.
This production is directed by Edward Warwick White, with musical and vocal direction by Kristin Baltes and choreography by Heather Powell. The talented ensemble cast features Kate Lambert Cadaret as Dolly Gallagher Levi, Doug Schneider as Horace Vandergelder, Gary Warwick White as Cornelius Hackl, Leslie Claire Wood as Irene Molloy, Thaddeus Lane as Barnaby Tucker, Victoria Clement as Minnie Fay, Greyson Taylor as Ambrose Kemper, Stephanie Owen as Ermengarde, Hannah Vidaver as Ernestina, Bruce Young as Rudy and Eileen Kenney as Mrs. Rose. Rounding out the talented ensemble are Aly Brookland, Eric Bryant, Cadessa Davis, Mariko Schaper Doktor, Christian Eberle, Jane Gargett, Jonathan Karns, Eileen Kenney, Anna Martin, Emma Shirey, Daniel Smith, Chad Sokolowski, Christine Thalwitz, Connor Wells, Tres Wells and Bruce Young.
The dynamite design team for “Hello, Dolly!” includes Kerry Moran as scenic designer, Sid Wood as master carpenter, Amy Goffman as costume designer, Kim Faulkinbury as lighting designer, Kristen Franklin Heiderstadt as hair and makeup designer and Carl R. Schwaner as sound designer, with properties by Mimi Halpern.
The production team is comrpised of Debbie Owen and Elaine Fogliani as producers, Gabby Lossia as production stage manager, Linn Wood and Anneliese Mabie as assistant stage managers and Gary Warwick White as production manager.
“Hello, Dolly!” opens March 15 and runs weekends on the main stage through April 14. Friday and Saturday night performances are at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees are at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults; $16 for seniors and students and $14 for children. All Friday tickets are $10.
“Hello, Dolly!” is presented by arrangement with Tams-Witmark, www.tamswitmark.com.