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

Hello Dolly! – Shubert Theatre

Hello Dolly Tickets

Broadway legend Bernadette Peters (Sunday In The Park With George, Follies, Annie Get Your Gun) returns to the Broadway stage in one of the greatest musicals of all time – Hello, Dolly! Starring alongside Victor Garber, Ms Peters leads the revival of Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart’s glorious comedy as the redoubtable matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi, following in the footsteps of Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey and one Barbra Streisand. Bursting with golden age musical charm, Hello, Dolly! is an extravagant slice of entertainment, and includes countless classic Broadway showstoppers, such as ‘It Only Takes A Moment’ and ‘Put On Your Sunday Clothes’. Based on Thornton Wilder’s play The Matchmaker, the show debuted on Broadway in 1964, starring Carol Channing in the titular role. A storming success, it won an unprecedented 10 Tonys at that year’s ceremony and was adapted for the big screen five years later, with a cast led … Read more

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