Chenoweth, who last performed on Broadway in Promises, Promises, is in talks to star in a multi-million dollar Broadway revival of Dolly in the next two years. Tony Award-nominated Chaplin director-choreographer Warren Carlyle is attached to helm the project.
The Nederlander Organization has been pursuing a revival of the musical for the past several years.
Based on Thornton Wilder's 1955 play The Matchmaker, Hello, Dolly! features a book by Michael Stewart and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Song titles include "Put On Your Sunday Clothes," "Before the Parade Passes By" and "It Only Takes a Moment." Carol Channing originated the title role.