Dolly says Hello!

ASHTON Operatic Society’s latest production Hello, Dolly takes place at Oldham Coliseum between March 27-30.

Hello Dolly by Ashton Operatic Society

The musical follows the story of Dolly Gallagher Levi – Vicki Clarkson – as she travels to Yonkers, New York, to find a match for the miserly unmarried half-a-millionaire Horace Vandergelder.

With great music, exciting dancing and plenty of humour this is a show that offers something for everyone.

Audiences will love the colourful numbers and the witty dialogue and as an introduction to the world of musical theatre this is a good one.

The society has a talented production team – all making their debuts with Ashton OS. Robert Margolis is directing, Jeremy Sleith is in charge of the musical baton while Kerry Buckley and Carolynne Jones take on the roles of joint choreographers.

Rehearsals are in full swing as opening night approaches and committee members are confident the combined talents of the production team together with a strong cast of principals, an energetic company and a great backstage crew that the performances will have audiences going home with a smile.

This will be the third time that the society has staged Hello Dolly – the first time featuring the well-known Emmerdale star Meg Johnson in the title role.

Opening night is March 27 with performances each evening at 7.30 pm until March 30 with a 2.30pm matinee on the Saturday. Tickets are £20.

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