HELLO, DOLLY!, the blockbuster Broadway hit is coming to Rensselaer! This classic musical bursts with humor, romance, high-energy dancing, and some of the greatest songs in musical theater history. The romantic and comic exploits of Dolly Gallagher-Levi, turn-of-the-century matchmaker and “woman who arranges things,” is certain to arrange something great this summer.
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.
Want to strut your stuff in while dancing in amazing period costumes? We have a role for you! Want to march and sing in a full sized Parade on stage? We have a role for you! Want to be a fumbling waiter or a New York City Police officer? We have a role for you! The spotlight isn't your thing? Thats okay-with the large sets and many technical aspects required to put on a show this size -that’s right-We have a role for you too!
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!
Fendig Summer Theater is a non-profit organization 501 (3)(c) for the advancement of theatre development in children.