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Get a First Look at Betty Buckley in Hello, Dolly!

The Tony Award winner stars in the national tour, set to kick off September 30 in Cleveland’s Connor Palace.

The first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly! has released the a first look at Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, who stars as Dolly Gallagher Levi. Performances are set to begin September 30 in the Connor Palace at Cleveland's Playhouse Square, ahead of an official opening night on October 5. Additional tour stops include Chicago; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Boston; and many more cities across America.

Tony Award winner Betty Buckley stars as Dolly Gallagher in the national tour of Hello, Dolly!
Tony Award winner Betty Buckley stars as Dolly Gallagher Levi in the national tour of Hello, Dolly!
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Joining Buckley in the cast are Lewis J. Stadlen (Horace Vandergelder), Nic Rouleau (Cornelius Hackl), Analisa Leaming (Irene Molloy), Jess LeProtto (Barnaby Tucker), Kristen Hahn (Minnie Fay), Garett Hawe (Ambrose Kemper), Morgan Kirner (Ermengarde), and Jessica Sheridan (Ernestina).

The ensemble will feature Maddy Apple, Daniel Beeman, Brittany Bohn, Giovanni Bonaventura, Elizabeth Broadhurst, Whitney Cooper, Julian DeGuzman, Wally Dunn, Alexandra Frohlinger, Dan Horn, Corey Hummerston, Madison Johnson, Nathan Keen, Beth Kirkpatrick, Ben Lanham, Ian Liberto, Kyle Samuel, Scott Shedenhelm, Timothy Shew, Maria Cristina Slye, Cassie Austin Taylor, Davis Wayne, Brandon L. Whitmore, and Connor Wince.

Led by four-time Tony Award-winning director Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle, the entire creative team of the Broadway production reprises their roles for the national tour of Hello, Dolly!, including four-time Tony Award winner Santo Loquasto (scenic and costume design), six-time Tony Award winner Natasha Katz (lighting design), Tony Award winner Scott Lehrer (sound design), Andy Einhorn (music direction), Tony Award winner Larry Hochman (orchestrations), Tony Award winner Don Pippin (vocal arrangements), David Chase (dance arrangements), and Telsey Company (casting).

Hello, Dolly! began performances on Broadway on March 15, 2017, officially opened on April 20, 2017, and ended its Broadway run on August 25.