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Emmaus High School’s “Hello, Dolly!” cast includes, from left, Danielle Potts (Irene Molloy), Lorenzo Antigua (Cornelius Hackl), Alena Slak (Dolly Levi), Trevor Warren (Horace Vandergelder), Robert Pierno (Barnaby Tucker) and Rachel Knappenberger (Minnie Fay). Copyright - © Ed Courrier Emmaus High School’s “Hello, Dolly!” cast includes, from left, Danielle Potts (Irene Molloy), Lorenzo Antigua (Cornelius Hackl), Alena Slak (Dolly Levi), Trevor Warren (Horace Vandergelder), Robert Pierno (Barnaby Tucker) and Rachel Knappenberger (Minnie Fay). Copyright - © Ed Courrier

EMMAUS: ‘Hello, Dolly!’

Friday, March 13, 2020 by The Press in Focus

A turn-of-the-century matchmaker arrives on the stage in “Hello, Dolly!,” 7 p.m. March 18, 19, 20, 21 and 2 p.m. March 21 and 22, auditorium, Emmaus High School, 500 Macungie Avenue, Emmaus.

Director Jill Kuebler is assisted by music director Rita Cortez and set designer Chris Kollar.

Based on Thornton Wilder’s “The Matchmaker,” the music and lyrics are by Jerry Herman and the book is by Michael Stewart.

The original 1964 Broadway production received 10 Tony Awards of 11 nominations. The 1978 and 1995 Broadway revivals each received one Tony nomination. The 2017 Broadway revival scored four Tonys out of 10 nominations.

Musical numbers include “Put On Your Sunday Clothes,” “Ribbons Down My Back,” “Before the Parade Passes By,” “Hello, Dolly!,” “Elegance” and “It Only Takes a Moment.”

Tickets: www.eastpennsd.org/ehs