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Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!

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Music Theatre Wichita finishes its 44th summer season with an all-new production of HELLO, DOLLY!, running August 5-9 at Century II Concert Hall in Wichita. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!

The production stars Kathryn Kendall (42nd Street, Nunsense National Tours) in the title role opposite Bill Nolte (La Cage Aux Folles, The Producers) as Horace Vandergelder. Other featured actors include Kerry Conte (Mary Poppins National Tour) as Irene Molloy and Steve Hitchcock as Cornelius Hackl, with resident company members Patrick Garr as Barnaby, Daisy Wright as Minnie Fay, Trevor McChristian as Ambrose Kemper, and Emily Vargo as Ermengarde.

The production includes beautiful new set designs by Bruce Brockman and colorful costumes by Dixon Reynolds. Others on the artistic team include hair and makeup Designer Taylor Malott, lighting designer Madelynn Nevins, sound designer Robert Hornbostel, millinery designer Megan Reed, and properties master Maria Leon.

The production is directed by Mark Madama, with choreography by Brian J. Marcum (ELF: The Musical, The Boy from Oz, 42nd Street), and musical direction by Thomas W. Douglas.

Tickets are on sale now for all performances, either online at mtwichita.org, or by calling 316.265.3107.

Photo Credit: Christopher Clark

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
Kathryn Kendall stars as matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
Matchmaker Dolly Levi (Kathryn Kendall) assures Horace Vandergelder (Bill Nolte) that she knows exactly the right woman for him

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
Horace Vandergelder (Bill Nolte) explains his view of the fairer sex to his clerks Barnaby (Patrick Garr) and Cornelius (Steve Hitchcock) as he sings 'It Takes a Woman'

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
Romance is in the air in 1890s Yonkers when Minnie Fay (Daisy Wright) meets Barnaby Tucker (Patrick Garr) and Irene Molloy (Kerry Conte) meets Cornelius Hackl (Steve Hitchcock)

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
Romance is in the air in 1890s Yonkers when Minnie Fay (Daisy Wright) meets Barnaby Tucker (Patrick Garr) and Irene Molloy (Kerry Conte) meets Cornelius Hackl (Steve Hitchcock)

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
Romance is in the air in 1890s Yonkers when Minnie Fay (Daisy Wright) meets Barnaby Tucker (Patrick Garr) and Irene Molloy (Kerry Conte) meets Cornelius Hackl (Steve Hitchcock)

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
Romance is in the air in 1890s Yonkers when Minnie Fay (Daisy Wright) meets Barnaby Tucker (Patrick Garr) and Irene Molloy (Kerry Conte) meets Cornelius Hackl (Steve Hitchcock)

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
Headed off to romance and adventure are Cornelius Hackl (Steve Hitchcock), Irene Molloy (Kerry Conte), Barnaby Tucker (Patrick Garr) and Minnie Fay (Daisy Wright).

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
All aboard for colorful fun as HELLO, DOLLY! makes its way to Century II, starring Kathryn Kendall (Dolly), Bill Nolte (Horace), Steve Hitchcock (Cornelius), Kerry Conte (Irene), Patrick Garr (Barnaby) and Daisy Wright (Minnie), on the evocative set designed by Bruce Brockman.

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
In the usually romantic atmosphere of the Harmonia Gardens, a sparring match seems to be taking place between Horace Vandergelder (Bill Nolte) and Dolly Levi (Kathryn Kendall), as a dedicated waiter (JarEd Thomas Roberts) awaits their order.

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
The waiters of the Harmonia Gardens welcome back Dolly Levi (Kathryn Kendall) in 'Hello, Dolly!'

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
The waiters of the Harmonia Gardens welcome back Dolly Levi (Kathryn Kendall) in 'Hello, Dolly!'

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
The waiters of the Harmonia Gardens welcome back Dolly Levi (Kathryn Kendall) in 'Hello, Dolly!'

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
The waiters of the Harmonia Gardens welcome back Dolly Levi (Kathryn Kendall) in 'Hello, Dolly!'

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
The waiters of the Harmonia Gardens welcome back Dolly Levi (Kathryn Kendall) in 'Hello, Dolly!'

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Rounds Out 44th Summer Season with HELLO, DOLLY!
Dolly Levi (Kathryn Kendall) vows to rejoin the human race 'Before the Parade Passes By.'


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