Ham­burg Hawks Per­form­ing Arts present ‘Hello, Dolly!’

Turn-of-the-cen­tury ex­plo­ration of old­fash­ioned ro­mance through com­edy and song

The Southern Berks News - - ENTERTAINMENT - From Ham­burg Hawks Per­form­ing Arts

Ham­burg Area School District and the Ham­burg Hawks Per­form­ing Arts in­vite the com­mu­nity to their pro­duc­tion of “Hello, Dolly!” on Nov. 16 and 17. Come see if Dolly suc­ceeds in her mis­sion to find love in this turnof-the-cen­tury ex­plo­ration of old-fash­ioned ro­mance through com­edy and song.

The pro­duc­tion is di­rected by Barry Dries­bach with vo­cal di­rec­tion by Sara Jack­son and chore­og­ra­phy by Heidi Warmkessel.

De­scrip­tion: In 1890s New York City, the bold and en­chant­ing widow Dolly Levi is a so­cialite-turned-match­maker. Her lat­est clients seek­ing as­sis­tance are the can­tan­ker­ous “half-a-mil­lion­aire” Ho­race Van­dergelder and a young artist named Am­brose, who is in love with Ho­race’s niece, Er­men­garde. Dolly’s schem­ing soon in­volves Ho­race’s em­ploy­ees as well as a New York hat-maker, as she tries to cover up her own se­cret ro­man­tic de­signs! Filled with songs and well-placed comedic tim­ing, Hello, Dolly! (pro­duced through spe­cial per­mis­sion by Tams-Wit­mark) is based on the play The Match­maker by Thorn­ton Wilder. Book by Michael Ste­wart. Mu­sic and lyrics by Jerry Her­man.

The show runs Nov. 16 and 17 in the Ham­burg Area High School au­di­to­rium, 701 Wind­sor Street

Ham­burg, with a Fri­day per­for­mance at 7 p.m. and Satur­day per­for­mances at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. There will be one 15-minute in­ter­mis­sion. Show is suitable for all ages. Sign language in­ter­preters will be avail­able at all shows. Free park­ing avail­able at the school. Hand­i­cap ac­ces­si­ble.

Tick­ets are on sale and are general ad­mis­sion. Email reser­va­tion re­quests to hh­painfo@gmail.com. Ticket forms are avail­able from any cast, crew, or pro­duc­tion staff mem­ber. Buy tick­ets at the door prior to show times. Fol­low on Face­book: @ham­burghawksper­formin­garts. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 610562-3861 ext. 2599.

HAM­BURG HAWKS PER­FORM­ING ARTS

The Ham­burg Hawks Per­form­ing Arts present their pro­duc­tion of “Hello, Dolly!” on Nov. 16 and 17. Pic­tured are Tren­ton Met­calfe, who plays Ho­race Van­dergelder, and Fawn Fix, who plays Dolly Levi.

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