See First Images of Santino Fontana as Cornelius Hackl in Hello, Dolly!
The Tony-nominated actor joins the cast for a limited run as Gavin Creel recovers from back surgery.
Tony Award nominee Santino Fontana began his limited run as Cornelius Hackl in Hello, Dolly! on March 13 and the production has released new promo shots to commemorate the occasion. Fontana is filling in for Gavin Creel as he recovers from back surgery.
Bernadette Peters currently stars in Hello, Dolly! as matchmaker Dolly Levi opposite Victor Garber as Horace Vandergelder. The cast also features Kate Baldwin (Irene Molloy), Jennifer Simard (Ernestina), Molly Griggs (Minnie Fay), Charlie Stemp (Barnaby Tucker), Melanie Moore (Ermengarde), and Will Burton (Ambrose Kemper).
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, among other honors.