'Hello Dolly!' comes to the Pleasant Valley High School stage
LINDA KOEHLER/TIMES NEWS The couples who become romantically involved through the matchmaking efforts of Dolly Levi in the hit musical show, "Hello Dolly" and performed at Pleasant Valley High School this weekend are, left to right: Ambrose (Ricky Vence), Ermengarde (Mariel McAllister), Dolly Levi (Nicole Chouljian), Horace Vandergelder (Tommy Byrne), Cornelius (Marc-Anthony Lewis), Irene Mallory (Miranda Houchins), Minnie Fae (Sarah Schillinger), Barnaby (Adam Parham).
Pleasant Valley High School will present the musical comedy, "Hello Dolly!", March 25-27, under the direction of Dan and Marcie Mulligan, and the orchestral direction of John DeVivo
"Hello Dolly!" is the story of Mrs. Dolly Levi, played by Nicole Chouljian, and her efforts to match up various couples around town, including herself to the well-known half-a-millionaire, Horace Vandergelder, played by Tommy Byrne. Dolly succeeds in matching up the young and beautiful widow, Irene Molloy (Miranda Houchins) with Vandergelder's head clerk, Cornelius Hackl (Marc Anthony Lewis); Cornelius' assistant, Barnaby Tucker (Adam Parham), with Mrs. Molloy's assistant, Minnie Fay (Sarah Schillinger); and the struggling artist, Ambrose Kemper (Ricky Vence), with Mr. Vandergelder's weeping niece, Ermengarde (Mariel McAllister). The supporting cast includes: McKenna Sickels, Gabby Pitchford, Ryan DesJadon, David Geiger, Devin Cetnar, Amanda Altemose, Tia Burger, Angelina Carbone, Christina Everett, Alyssa Fama, Katina Foley, Tamika Lee, Jeff Lopes, Dominique Marshall, Brenna Norlander, Allison Obeid, Julia Quintero, T'Mera Burger, Evelyn Sucro, Erin Stone, Samantha Vence, Chelsy Villarroel, Heather Frable, Dillon Wright, Amanda Werner, Bree Vasquez, Karah Danubio, Miranda Bauer and Tarik Williams.
"Hello Dolly!" is an ebullient and irresistible story of the joy of living, glittering with happy songs, shining with loving scenes, alive with the personality of one of the most fabulous characters on the musical stage ... Dolly Gallagher Levi.
Classic musical numbers include "Hello Dolly," "Put On Your Sunday Clothes," "Ribbons Down My Back," "Before the Parade Passes By," "Elegance," "It Only Takes A Moment" and "So Long, Dearie."
"Hello Dolly" will be performed in the Pleasant Valley High School New Auditorium on Friday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 27 at 2 p.m. Senior citizens with a Pleasant Valley School District senior pass get in free.
Tickets are available at the door.
For advance ticket sales information, please contact Dan Mulligan at mulligan. firstname.lastname@example.org.