Bette Midler-Led Hello, Dolly! Cast Album to Be Released on Vinyl
Masterworks Broadway will release the 2017 cast recording of Hello, Dolly! on vinyl. The album, complete with a full-color 20-page book featuring production photos, lyrics, and liner notes, will drop November 17, according to a listing on Amazon.
Directed by Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, Hello, Dolly! began previews March 15 in advance of an official April 20 opening. Tony winner Bette Midler stars as matchmaker Dolly Levi opposite David Hyde Pierce as Horace Vandergelder. The cast also features Kate Baldwin (Irene Molloy), Gavin Creel (Cornelius Hackl), and Jennifer Simard (Ernestina), Beanie Feldstein (Minnie Fay), Taylor Trensch (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! first premiered on Broadway in 1964. This production won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival.