Cates, Skipper, Weitzer, et al. Set for Hello, Dolly! Benefit
Richard Skipper, a tribute artist, will play Carol Channing in the title role of Dolly Levi Gallagher. The cast will also include Charles Karel (Horace Vandergelder), Kristy Cates (Irene Malloy), Jim Weitzer (Cornelius Hackl) and Chris Gunn (Barnaby Tucker), Jenna Coker-Jones (Minnie Fay), Anne Kissel (Ernestina), Jack Hallett (Rudolph), Hernando Umana (Ambrose), Brooke Wallace (Ermengarde), and Gary Mottola (Judge). The show will also feature ten professional dancers, a singing ensemble of 22, and a chorus of local talent from the Arcadian Chorale under the direction of Marina Alexander.
The creative team will include Dawn von Suskil (set designer), George Hansel (lighting designer), and Linda Delaney (costume coordinator).