The Waterville Opera House Brings The Love To Waterville With HELLO, DOLLY!
The Waterville Opera House (WOH) is excited to present the much-beloved classic American musical comedy for all ages Hello, Dolly! - running Friday, November 9th through Sunday the 18th in downtown Waterville. A broadway hit based on the play "The Matchmaker" by Thornton Wilder, audiences will delight in seeing this high-energy musical with all the feathers, the patent leathers, the beads, the buckles, and bows come to life on the historic Waterville Opera House stage!
Witness the quintessential turn-of-the-century matchmaker in action as she glides through New York with her friends to find a partner for bachelor Horace Vandergelder. Bee Tyler as Dolly Gallagher Levi is certain to thrill and amuse with her magic, humor, romance, and high-energy song and dance. You never know what will happen next when Dolly is in town - as Barnaby Tucker likes to say, "Holy Cabooses!" With big broadway hits like Put On Your Sunday Clothes, Ribbons Down My Back, and Hello, Dolly! this hilarious musical about love and seizing life before the parade passes by is sure to keep you entertained and humming along in your seats!
Hello, Dolly! Showtimes*
November 9, 10, 16, 17 at 7:30pm
November 11 and 18 at 2:00pm
*Please Note: This show has evening performances and matinees to make it more accessible.*
The talented cast of community actors performing in Hello, Dolly! is:
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi - Bee Tyler
Ernestina - Vanessa Glazier
Ambrose Kemper - Manny Khan
Horace Vandergelder - Scott Jones
Ermengarde - Isabelle Grignon
Cornelius Hackl - Adam P. Blais
Barnaby Tucker - Isaac Tardy
Minnie Fay - Emily Cates
Irene Molloy - Jessica Lake
Female Ensemble - Krista Carlson, Corrina Franzose, Robin Finelli, Celeste Gleason, Martha McCarthy, Amanda Slack
Male Ensemble - George Coleman, Mandela Gardner, Richard Haviland, Paul Herard, Melvin Morrison, Alex Slack, Will Stecher, Nate Towne
Children's Ensemble - Emmy Carlson, Evelyn LaCroix, Michael Lugo, Dawson Noonan, Sarah O'Hara, Kate Walters
Directed by Debra Susi
Musical Direction by Cynthia Sambrano
Choreography by Adam P. Blais
Scenic and Lighting Design by Chad Lefebvre
Costume Design by Travis M. Grant
Sound Design by Elijah Livingston
Hello, Dolly! runs November 9th through 18th at the Waterville Opera House. Tickets range from $24 - $27. Groups of 10+ receive a 10% discount. WOH's 18 - 19 season programming is made possible through the generous sponsorship of the Harold Alfond Foundation, Colby College, Golden Pond Wealth Management, Maine General Health, Kennebec Savings Bank, Central Maine Motors, Inland Hospital, GHM Agency, Central Maine Newspapers, Marie Cormier, JS McCarthy Printers, and Woodlands Senior Living. Hello, Dolly! is presented through special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.
For more information or to reserve tickets call 873-7000, visit our website at http://www.operahouse.org or our Box Office at 1 Common Street!
About The Waterville Opera House
The Waterville Opera House has been Central Maine's cultural center since 1902, treating audiences of all ages to the magic of the performing arts. The 810-seat venue has been host to theatrical productions, ballet performances, concerts, vaudeville and comedy acts, touring shows, as well as a variety of community celebrations and special events. Each year, the Opera House draws 30,000 patrons, reaches 4,000 students through its education performances, and features 250 youths in their theater camps and productions. From the classics to new releases the Waterville Opera House has a seat for you. For more information, visit http://www.operahouse.org/