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Beth Leavel, John O'Hurley, Rob McClure & More Set for HELLO, DOLLY! at the Muny!

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Beth Leavel, John O'Hurley, Rob McClure & More Set for HELLO, DOLLY! at the Muny!

The Muny announced principal casting for the seventh and final show of its 96th season, Hello, Dolly!, directed by Rob Ruggiero, choreographed by Ralph Perkins, with music direction by Brad Haak. Hello, Dolly! is sponsored by Ameren.

Tony® Award winner Beth Leavel stars as Dolly Levi and John O'Hurley as Horace Vandergelder. Also starring are Rob McClure as Cornelius Hackl, Mamie Parris as Irene Molloy, Jay Armstrong Johnson as Barnaby Tucker and Eloise Kropp as Minnie Fay. Joining them are Daniel Berryman as Ambrose Kemper, Berklea Going as Ermengarde, Rich Pisarkiewicz as Rudolph/Judge, and April Strelinger as Ernestina.

"We are so thrilled to have Beth and John back, exactly where they belong," said Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. "This incredible company is sure to do great honor to Jerry Herman's classic American musical on its '50th Anniversary.'"

The Muny production features scenic design by Michael Schweikardt, costume design by Amy Clark, lighting design by John Lasiter, sound design by Jason Krueger, and video design by Rob Denton. The production stage manager is Monica Dickhens.

This year, Hello, Dolly! celebrates its 50th anniversary, and The Muny closes its 96th season with a grand production of this classic musical comedy. Dolly has "always been a woman who arranges things," and you'll delight as she tries to win the heart of the well known half-a-millionaire, Horace Vandergelder. Hello, Dolly! features a book by Michael Stewart, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.

Season Ticket buyers will enjoy their reserved seats for Tarzan from June 25 - July 1, and for Grease on July 31 - August 6. Additional performances (July 2, August 7 and 8) are non-subscribed and offer exceptional seating opportunities for groups.

Groups of 20 or more people can enjoy a 20% discount. The group sales office is taking orders now. For more information or to make reservations, call (314) 595-5708.

Single tickets will be available beginning Saturday, May 31 (9 am - 9 pm) at The Muny Box Office in Forest Park, online or by phone. For more information, call (314) 361-1900 or visit www.muny.org.

For information on becoming a Muny Partner, visit www.muny.org or call (314) 361-1900.

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