Dolly, the widowed matchmaker who loves arranging "furniture, daffodils, and lives" suddenly finds herself in love with a wealthy merchant, Horace Vandergelder as they travel to New York. The adventures of Dolly, Mr.Vandergelder, his two merchants, his niece and her beau are a romantic comedy that will one to remember.
The show’s memorable songs include “Put On Your Sunday Clothes,” “Ribbons Down My Back,” “Before the Parade Passes By,” “Hello, Dolly!,” “Elegance,” and “It Only Takes a Moment.”
With over 20 speaking and singing roles for both girls and boys and more dance numbers and songs than you can count there is a spot for EVERYONE to shine onstage.
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi: an indefatigable meddling matchmaker
Mrs. Irene Molloy: a millineress with a hat shop near 14th Street in New York City
Minnie Fay : a young girl who works in Irene’s Shop
Ernestina: a girl in need of Mrs. Levi’s services
Ermengarde: the niece of Horace Vandergelder
Horace Vandergelder: proprietor of a hay and feed store in Yonkers, NY and a client of Mrs. Levi’s
Cornelius Hackl: Vandergelder’s chief clerk
Barnaby Tucker: an assistant to Cornelius
Ambrose Kemper: a young artist seeking to marry Ermengarde
Mrs. Rose: sells vegetables from a street cart, a friend of Mrs. Levi’s from years before
Rudolph Reisenweber: the Prussian major-domo of the Harmonia Gardens Restaurant
Stanley: a young waiterFritz, Harry, Louie, Danny, Manny and Hank:Harmonia Gardens waiters: non-speaking chorus/dancers
First Cook: Harmonia Gardens employee
Second Cook: Harmonia Gardens employee
Judge: white-whiskered, red-nosed, New York night court
Policemen: several New York City officers; one speaking
Court Clerk (Recorder): Court Employee
Townspeople of New York
Feed Store Customers
Harmonia Gardens Customers
Polka Contest Contestants
14th Street Parade Ensemble
It has be 30 years since Fendig Summer Theatre for Children produced this iconic musical and we are bringing it back with a bang- using the magic that only Fendig can create! If you are interested in learning more about the story and have a Netflix account check out the movie!
We will see you all at auditions!