Playbill Poll: Our Readers' Wishlist for Live Musicals on TV

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15 Dec 2013

Blake sherman: A Little Night Music, Hello, Dolly!, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, or Mame.
Gary Kerr: I would shy away from current or recent productions. Go with a classic or semi-classic… perhaps Brigadoon, Carousel, or Hello, Dolly?
Nathan Bottorf: Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler. Ms. Midler has stated in recent interviews that she doesn’t know if she’d be prepared to take on eight shows a week of the show on Broadway, but a one night live performance? It would be PERFECT for her! And we all know Bette can do live like no one else! IT would be incredible!
Matt Boncroft: Hello, Dolly!, Mame, My Fair Lady!
Drew Koon: Hello, Dolly!

Based on Thorton Wilder’s play The Merchant of Yonkers, Hello, Dolly! opened on Broadway in 1964 at the St. James Theatre. The musical won ten Tony Awards. The original cast recording was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, and the film adaptation, starring Barbara Streisand in the title role, was nominated for seven Academy Awards.


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