Tony Winner Karen Ziemba Will Star in Drury Lane Theatre's Hello, Dolly!
09 Aug 2013
Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba, the Chicago Sun-Times reports, will play Dolly Gallagher Levi in the Drury Lane Theatre's upcoming production of the classic Jerry Herman musical Hello, Dolly!
Directed by Rachel Rockwell, the production will begin previews at the Illinois venue Oct. 17 with an official opening Oct. 14; performances will continue through Jan. 5, 2014.
The cast will also feature David Lively as Horace Vandergelder, Skyler Adams as Ambrose Kemper, Jeff Diebold as Cornelius Hackl, Emily Rohm as Irene Malloy, Maggie Portman as Minnie Fay, Laura Savage as Ermengarde and Lee Slobotkin as Barnaby Tucker.
Based on Thornton Wilder's 1955 play The Matchmaker,Hello, Dolly! features a book by Michael Stewart and music and lyrics by Herman. Song titles include "Put On Your Sunday Clothes," "Before the Parade Passes By" and "It Only Takes a Moment."
For more information call the Drury Lane Theatre box office at (630) 530-0111 or visit www.drurylaneoakbrook.com.
Radio City Christmas Spectacular: Buy One, Get One Free!
The Rockettes® dazzle in brilliant dance numbers and Radio City® shines with the joy of the season.
Follow Santa on his sleigh ride, see ice skaters swirl across the stage, and catch a snowflake or two
in this immersive theatrical experience like no other. And this year, delight in the magic of Santa’s enchanted toy factory! We’re bringing back a fan favorite to Santa’s workshop, with charming ragdolls that come to life.