Hello, Dolly! (2009)
30 July – 12 September
Book by Michael Stewart; Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Based on the Play “The Matchmaker” by Thornton Wilder Lerner
Hello, Dolly! made it's Open Air Theatre debut in 2009, and was directed by Artistic Director, Timothy Sheader. Samantha Spiro starred as Dolly, the New York's glamorous match-maker, and went on to win an Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for that role. It also went on to win Olivier Awards for Best Musical Revival and Best Theatre Choreography. It also scooped up Best Musical in the Evening Standard Awards. With a stunning costumes, and 'razor sharp set-pieces' (The Metro), this production won the hearts and minds of our audience.