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Hello, Dolly!   

 
St. James Theatre , (1/16/1964 - 12/27/1970)
First Preview:Jan 15, 1964 Total Previews:2
Opening Date:Jan 16, 1964   
Closing Date:Dec 27, 1970 Total Performances:2844

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around Yonkers and New York City


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Samuel H. Schwartz)
Produced by David Merrick and Champion-Five Inc.
Book by Michael Stewart; Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Suggested by "The Matchmaker" by Thornton Wilder; Musical Director: Shepard Coleman; Vocal arrangements by Shepard Coleman; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance and incidental music arranged by Peter Howard
Directed by Gower Champion; Choreographed by Gower Champion
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Assistant to Mr. Smith: Robin Wagner and David Guthrie; Assistant to Mr. Wittop: Mary McKinley; Production Assistant to Miss Rosenthal: Mickey Kinsella; Sound Design by Robert Maybaum
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Richard Highley; Assistant to Mr. Schlissel: David Payne
Production Supervisor: Neil Hartley; General Stage Manager: Frank Dudley; Stage Manager: Pat Tolson; Assistant Stage Mgr: David Hartman; Assistant to Mr. Hartley: Warren Lyons
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek; Music Copyist: Thomas Brown; Music published by Edwin H. Morris & Co.
Assistant to the Director: Lucia Victor; General Press Representative: Lee Solters and Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: Lila Glaser King; Secretary to Mr. Merrick: Helen Nickerson; Special Assistant: Marge Champion; Dance Assistant to Mr. Champion: Ed Kresley; Dance Captain: Lowell Purvis; Advertising: Fred Golden; Staff Associate: Sylvia Schwartz, Warren Lyons and Linda Otto; Production Assistant: Mickey Kinsella
Cast
Carol Channing Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi
Eileen Brennan Irene Molloy
David Burns Horace Vandergelder
Jerry Dodge Barnaby Tucker
Alice Playten Ermengarde
Charles Nelson Reilly Cornelius Hackl
Ken Ayers Court Clerk
Ensemble
Nicole Barth Ensemble
Alvin Beam Ensemble
Carvel Carter Ensemble
Monica Carter Ensemble
Mary Jo Catlett Ernestina
Gordon Connell Judge
Joel Craig Ensemble
Dick Crowley Ensemble
Igors Gavon Ambrose Kemper
Gene GeBauer Ensemble
Amelia Haas Mrs. Rose
Ensemble
David Hartman Rudolph
Joe Helms Ensemble
Richard Hermany Ensemble
Neil Jones Ensemble
Charles Karel Ensemble
Paul Kastl Ensemble
Jan LaPrade Horse
Ensemble
Sondra Lee Minnie Fay
Joan Buttons Leonard Ensemble
Jim Maher Ensemble
Marilyne Mason Ensemble
Bonnie Mathis Horse
Ensemble
Joe McWherter Ensemble
John Mineo Ensemble
Else Olufsen Ensemble
Randy Phillips Ensemble
Yolanda Poropat Ensemble
Lowell Purvis Ensemble
Michael Quinn Ensemble
Will Roy Ensemble
Bonnie Schon Ensemble
Barbara Sharma Ensemble
Mary Ann Snow Ensemble
Paul Solen Ensemble
Jamie Thomas Ensemble
Pat Trott Ensemble
Ronnie Young Ensemble
Standby: Jo Anne Worley (Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi)
Understudies: Gordon Connell (Horace Vandergelder), Amelia Haas (Ernestina), Charles Karel (Ambrose Kemper, Cornelius Hackl), John Mineo (Barnaby Tucker), Michael Quinn (Judge), Barbara Sharma (Minnie Fay), Mary Ann Snow (Irene Molloy) and Jamie Thomas (Mrs. Rose)
Drama Desk Award
winner 1970 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: Ethel Merman
Theatre World
nominee 1968 Award [recipient]
Jack Crowder
Tony Award®
winner 1964 Best Musical [winner]
Book by Michael Stewart; Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Produced by David Merrick
winner 1964 Best Composer and Lyricist [winner]
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
winner 1964 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Carol Channing
 1964 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Charles Nelson Reilly
winner 1964 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Oliver Smith
winner 1964 Best Costume Design [winner]
Freddy Wittop
winner 1964 Best Choreography [winner]
Gower Champion
winner 1964 Best Direction (Musical) [winner]
Directed by Gower Champion
winner 1964 Best Conductor and Musical Director [winner]
Musical Director: Shepard Coleman
winner 1964 Best Producer (Musical) [winner]
Produced by David Merrick
winner 1964 Best Author (Musical) [winner]
Book by Michael Stewart
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
ACT 1Sung By
I Put My Hand In Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi and Company
It Takes A Woman Horace Vandergelder and The Instant Glee Club
World, Take Me Back Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi
Put On Your Sunday Clothes Cornelius Hackl, Barnaby Tucker, Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, Ambrose Kemper and Ermengarde
Put On Your Sunday Clothes (Reprise)The People of Yonkers
Ribbons Down My Back Irene Molloy
Motherhood Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, Horace Vandergelder, Irene Molloy, Minnie Fay, Cornelius Hackl and Barnaby Tucker
Dancing Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, Cornelius Hackl, Barnaby Tucker, Minnie Fay, Irene Molloy and Dancers
Love, Look in My Window Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi
Before the Parade Passes By Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, Horace Vandergelder and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Elegance Irene Molloy, Cornelius Hackl, Minnie Fay and Barnaby Tucker
The Waiter's Gallop Rudolph and Waiters
Hello, Dolly! Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, Rudolph, Waiters and Cooks
Come and Be My Butterfly Ambrose Kemper, Muses, Nymphs, Flowers and Butterflies
The Polka Contest Ambrose Kemper, Ermengarde, Irene Molloy, Cornelius Hackl, Barnaby Tucker and Ensemble
It Only Takes a Moment Cornelius Hackl, Irene Molloy, Prisoners and Policeman
So Long Dearie Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi
Hello, Dolly! (Reprise)Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi and Horace Vandergelder
Finale Company