2012 – Hello Dolly

Hello, Dolly! was first produced on Broadway by David Merrick in 1964, winning the Tony Award for Best Musical and nine other Tonys.  The show album Hello, Dolly! An Original Cast Recording was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002.  The show has become one of the most enduring musical theatre hits, enjoying three Broadway revivals and international success.  It was also made into a 1969 film that was nominated for seven Academy Awards.

Cast List

Mrs Dolly Levi Gallagher – Karen Jamieson
Horace Vandergelder – Chris Head
Cornelius Hackl – Sam Hutchinson
Barnaby Tucker – Freddie Woodyatt
Irene Molloy – Jean Sands
Minnie Fay – Bethan Burton
Ambrose Kemper – Jonny Dagley
Ermengarde – Rachel Vickers
Ernestina – Kathryn Clowes
Rudolph Reisenweber – Mark Pacey
Stanley – Dan Holbrook
Mrs Rose – Helen Barker
Judge – Peter Meadows
Court Clerk – Julie Rimmer
Policeman – John Sedgley

Production Team

Alan Hutchinson
David McKnight
Leanne O’Brien
Stuart Brabbin

Ensemble

Sam Brabbin, Steve Cox, Eric Coxon, Edward Cureton, James Donnan, Kevin Griffiths, Dan Holbrook, William Mays, Peter Meadows, Mark Pacey, Keith Reynolds, John Sedgley, Mike Smith, Keith Youles

Chris Arnall, Helen Barker, Jessica Bates-McIntyre, Angela Bithell, Claire Brabbin, Georgia Brabbin, Kathryn Clowes, Kate Garrs, Chris Green, Sarah Holbrook, Ellie Mays, Bethan McKnight, Helen Parker, Julie Rimmer, Hannah Swarbrick, Mia Thomas, Karen Walker

Townsfolk and Harmonia Gardens personnel

Chris Arnall, Jessica Bates-McIntyre, Angela Bithell, Claire Brabbin, Georgia Brabbin, Sam Brabbin, Steve Cox, Eric Coxon, Edward Cureton, James Donnan, Kathryn Garrs, Chris Green, Kevin Griffiths, Sarah Holbrook, Ellie Mays, William Mays, Bethan McKnight, Helen Parker, Keith Reynolds, Julie Rimmer, Mike Smith, Hannah Swarbrick, Mia Thomas, Karen Walker, Keith Youles

Crew and Techs

Paul Muller – DSM
Ken Brabbin – Set construction
Max Heller, Chris Grose, George Arnall, Connor Dexter – Sound and Lighting
David Barker, Tim Garrs, Nick Head, Jack Jamieson, Alan Jamieson, Mark Pacey, Philip Shenton, Howard Rogerson, Ian Harvey, Lloyd Davis, Des Garrs, Keith Reynolds – Crew
Carole Youles – Call Assistant
Winnie Meadows & Genai Spoors – Wardrobe
Lynn Kelly – Props
Bec Burton & Wendy Thomas – Prompts
Refreshments – Helen Popejoy

Orchestra

Rachel Saunders (Flute), Laura Storer, Lesley Mazey & Catherine Matthews (Reeds), Steve Matthews & Graham Jacklin (Trumpets), Nick Walker (Trombone), Siân Turner (Keyboard), Andrew Burton (Bass), Neil Clarke (Drums)