Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Marriage Material 

The Muny closes its current season with Hello, Dolly!, a classic tale of matchmaking that debuted on Broadway 50 years ago. In an age where the word "cupid" conjures up more dating fails than wins, Dolly is a show that has only become more romantic with time. Tony Award-winning actress Beth Leavel (pictured) plays the prying widow Dolly Levi, whose efforts to surreptitiously pair herself with the curmudgeonly Horace Vandergelder find her making more romance for others than she bargained for. Come for the song and dance, and stay for actor John O'Hurley's performance as Horace -- his silver locks and smooth delivery will make even the most skeptical yearn for one more song. Both Leavel and O'Hurley lit up the Muny last year (in Nunsense Muny Style and Spamalot, respectively), and it's so good to have both actors back where they belong. Hello, Dolly! is performed at 8:15 p.m. Monday through Sunday (August 11 through 17) at the Muny in Forest Park (314-361-1900 or www.muny.org). Tickets are $14 to $85.
Aug. 11-17, 8:15 p.m., 2014

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Related Locations

Latest in Night & Day

More by Erin Williams

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 27, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation