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Curtain up on Hello, Dolly! at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

By Liam Keen | Wolverhampton | Theatre & Comedy | Published:

Hello, Wolverhampton! A brand new musical production has taken to the city's most famous stage.

The cast of Hello, Dolly! from Walsall Operatic Society

Walsall Operatic Society has returned to The Grand Theatre on the back of it's critically acclaimed Sweeney Todd show in 2018 to bring Hello, Dolly! to Black Country audiences.

The cast debuted the show last night and transported crowds from Wolverhampton to New York.

The cast of Hello, Dolly! from Walsall Operatic Society

The musical tells the story of Dolly Gallagher Levi travelling to Yonkers, New York as a matchmaker to find a match for "miserly" Horace Vandergelder.

It's based on the 1955 play The Matchmaker from Thornton Wilder, featuring music from Jerry Herman.

The cast of Hello, Dolly! from Walsall Operatic Society

Dolly is played by Vicki Hardy, who is joined by Craig Smith as Horace, Adam Gregory as Cornelius Hackl, Alex Woolliscroft as Barnaby Tucker, Lizzie Buckingham as Irene Molloy, Hannah Bird as Minnie Fay, Eleanor Shepard as Ermengarde, Geoff Bird as Rudolph Reisenweber and Gill Westwood as Ernestina Money.

The rest of the cast is made up of local performers.

The cast of Hello, Dolly! from Walsall Operatic Society

The show is now running until Saturday June 22 and more information can be found by visiting grandtheatre.co.uk.

Liam Keen

By Liam Keen
Sports Reporter - @LiamKeen_Star

Sports journalist at the Express & Star, primarily covering Walsall FC and grassroots sport across the Black Country and Staffordshire. Got a story? Get in touch on 01902 319456.

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