As Donna Murphy concludes a two-week stint in the spotlight at Broadway’s Hello, Dolly!, critics have revisited the Tony-winning revival at the Shubert Theatre to catch the stage favorite in the title role during Bette Midler’s scheduled vacation.
Murphy—a two-time Tony winner for her performances in Passion and The King and I—played her first performance in the musical June 13. As the alternate Dolly, she will continue to proceed down the iconic Harmonia Gardens stairs on Tuesday evenings.
Read reviews for Murphy’s performance as Dolly Gallagher Levi below.
Playbill will continue to update with reviews as they come in.
To purchase Hello, Dolly! tickets, click here.
The Jerry Zaks-helmed production also includes Gavin Creel, who won his first Tony Award for his performance as Cornelius Hackl, as well as David Hyde Pierce as Horace Vandergelder, Kate Baldwin as Irene Molloy, Taylor Trensch as Barnaby Tucker, Beanie Feldstein as Minnie Fay, Will Burton as Ambrose Kemper, Melanie Moore as Ermengarde, and Jennifer Simard as Ernestina.