Bette Midler's Final Performance in Hello, Dolly! Will Benefit the Actors Fund
The January 14 show also marks the final performance of David Hyde Pierce.
Bette Midler final performance in Hello, Dolly! at the Shubert Theatre will benefit the Actors Fund, producers have announced. Tickets for the 8pm show, which also marks David Hyde Pierce's last performance, will range in price from $250-$10,000.
Directed by Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, Hello, Dolly! began previews March 15 in advance of an official April 20 opening. Following this benefit performance, Hello, Dolly! will resume its run on Saturday evening, January 20, starring two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters and four-time Tony nominee Victor Garber.
Based on Thornton Wilder's The Matchmaker, Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's Hello, Dolly! premiered on Broadway in 1964, starring Carol Channing in the title role. This production received the 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, as well as Tonys for Midler and Gavin Creel's performances.