Kristin Chenoweth in Talks for Hello, Dolly! Broadway Revival

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Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth is being courted to star in a Broadway revival of Jerry Herman's Hello, Dolly!, according to the New York Post.
Kristin Chenoweth
Kristin Chenoweth

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. 

Chenoweth's stage work includes Steel Pier; You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Epic Proportions; WickedThe Apple Tree; and Promises, Promises. Her TV credits also include "GCB," "Glee," "Submissions Only" and "Pushing Daisies." Some of her film credits include "Rio 2," "Running With Scissors" and "Stranger than Fiction."

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