Hello, Dolly!: Musical Info & Synopsis


Hello, Dolly! tells the story of the indomitable matchmaker, Dolly Gallagher Levi, who is on a mission to find love and happiness for herself and those around her. When she sets her sights on the grumpy but wealthy widower, Horace Vandergelder, her schemes and delightful antics take center stage. With the help of her charm and charisma, Dolly orchestrates a whirlwind of romantic escapades that culminate in a joyous celebration of life, love, and second chances.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1964)

Cast Size: 30+

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Setting: 1890s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Jerry Herman

Book: Michael Stewart

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1964)➝

Original London Cast (1965)➝

Broadway Cast (1967)➝

Touring/Broadway Cast (1994)➝

Broadway Cast (2017)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1960s, ClassicFeel-Good, Female Lead, Large Cast, NYC, PopularRom-ComTony Award

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