GOSSIP: Bette Midler to star in Hello Dolly! at London Palladium in 2019

Bette Midler Hello Dolly! London

We’ve been hearing gossip that following her triumphant Broadway run as Dolly Levi in Jerry Herman’s Hello Dolly!, Bette Midler may star in the show at the London Palladium in 2019. Put on your Sunday clothes because rumour has it that Bette Midler will be starring in the London transfer of Jerry Herman’s Hello Dolly! in 2019. The show is rumoured to be all set to play the London Palladium for a limited season. The show which has been playing for over a year on Broadway garnered 4 2017 Tony Awards including Best Actress and Best Revival Of A Musical. This production of the classic musical is directed by Jerry Zaks and marked Midler’s first Broadway musical appearance in 40 years. Midler is currently back in the Broadway production for a brief stint by popular demand before the show closes. Join our mailing list to be kept informed of all … Read more

Charlie Stemp to make Broadway debut in Hello Dolly!

Fresh from his acclaimed performance in the West End production of Half A Sixpence, Charlie Stemp is to make his Broadway debut in Hello Dolly! Stemp will play Barnaby Tucker starting from January 20, 2018, the same day that Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber begin performances. Stemp replaces Taylor Trensch who will be going on to play the title role in Dear Evan Hansen. Charlie Stemps made his professional debut in the London cast of Wicked and performed in the international tour of Mamma Mia. Stemp joins Tony Award-winner Gavin Creel as Cornelius, Kate Baldwin as Irene Molloy, Beanie Feldstein as Minnie Fay, Will Burton as Ambrose Kemper, Melanie Moore as Ermengarde, and Jennifer Simard as Ernestina. A new block of tickets go on sale September 9. HELLO DOLLY BROADWAY TICKETS  

Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber to take over in Hello Dolly!

Bernadette Peters Hello Dolly

It was confirmed today that Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber will take over the roles of Dolly Gallagher Levi and Horrace Vandergelder respectively in the award-winning revival of Hello Dolly at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre. Three-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters will start her run in the musical on January 20, 2018. Midler’s final performance is on January 14. The show will be dark between Midler’s last show and Peters’ first. Victor Garber’s most recent appearance on Broadway was in the 2010 revival of Noel Coward’s Present Laughter. He earned Tony nominations for his performances in Lend Me A Tenor, Damn Yankees, Little Me and Deathtrap. Bette Midler said today, “I cannot imagine leaving Dolly Levi in better hands than those of Bernadette Peters. She has created more historic roles in more legendary musicals than any living Broadway star, and most of the dead ones, too. I cannot wait to see … Read more

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