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Jonathan Broadbent as Henry VI

London Theatre News Today: Friday 22 November

Hira Desai

By Hira Desai First Published 22 November 2019, Last Updated 25 November 2019

It was announced today that four-time Olivier Award winner, Imelda Staunton, will be headlining the new production of the iconical musical, Hello, Dolly!

The multi-award winning play includes an unforgettable score by the legendary Jerry Herman and follows the story of socialite-turned-matchmaker Dolly Levi as she embarks on an adventure to New York to find a match for the penny-pinching, half millionaire, Horace Vandergelder.

The spectacular performance begins at the Adelphi Theatre on Tuesday 11 August 2020. Tickets will be on sale soon so keep your eyes peeled and snap them up quick as the show is on for a strictly limited 30-week season only!

Related Article: Imelda Staunton to star in a new production of Hello, Dolly!
Hello, Dolly! is coming to the Adelphi Theatre in 2020. British icon Imelda Staunton will star as Dolly in this brand new production.

 

We caught a first look at Henry VI and Richard III opening tomorrow in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe. Directed by the Globe’s Associate Artistic Director, Sean Holmes, and Ilinca Radulian, both shows will mark the end of the Globe’s history cycle which began earlier this year with Richard II and continued through the summer with Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 and Henry VI.

 

 

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