VIDEO AND PHOTOS: BETTY BUCKLEY IN THE FIRST NATIONAL TOUR OF “HELLO, DOLLY!” OPENS IN CLEVELAND
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JUST-RELEASED PHOTOS AND VIDEO
FROM THE TRIUMPHANT OPENING NIGHT
PERFORMANCE & CELEBRATION OF
IN THE FIRST NATIONAL TOUR OF
New York, NY (October 9, 2018) – This past weekend on Friday, October 5, marked the triumphant and much anticipated opening of the first national tour of Hello, Dolly! starring Tony Award®-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley as Dolly Gallagher Levi.
The first national tour of Hello, Dolly! began performances September 30, 2018, in the Connor Palace at Cleveland’s Playhouse Square. Upcoming tour stops include Chicago; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Boston; and many more cities across America.
Ms. Buckley joins the astonishing list of show business luminaries who have inhabited the role, including Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey, Phyllis Diller, Betty Grable, Martha Raye, Ginger Rogers, Ethel Merman, in her last appearance on Broadway, Mary Martin, who led the West End company, 2017 Tony Award winner Bette Midler, and Bernadette Peters.
Ms. Buckley is joined on tour by Lewis J. Stadlen (Horace Vandergelder), Nic Rouleau (Cornelius Hackl), Analisa Leaming (Irene Molloy), Jess LeProtto (Barnaby Tucker), Kristen Hahn (Minnie Fay), Garett Hawe (Ambrose Kemper), Morgan Kirner (Ermengarde), and Jessica Sheridan (Ernestina). The national tour is directed by four-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award® winner Warren Carlyle.
A complete list of cities and dates for the national tour of Hello, Dolly! can be found at www.hellodollyonbroadway.com.
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