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Sally Struthers in "Hello, Dolly!" coming to Akron

By Rich Heldenfels Published: December 11, 2013

The official word: One of the most enduring Broadway classics of all time, HELLO, DOLLY! starring Sally Struthers, arrives in Akron as Broadway In Akron brings this timeless masterpiece to The University of Akron’s E. J. Thomas Hall on January 9 & 10, 2014 at 7:30PM.

Tickets for HELLO, DOLLY! Are on sale now and start at only $36.50. Tickets are available online at or at the Thomas Hall Ticket Office.  To Charge-By-Phone, call 800-745-3000. Groups of 10 or more should call 855-824-3405.

Two-time Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Sally Struthers stars as the strong-willed matchmaker Dolly, who travels to Yonkers, New York, to find a match for the ornery "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire" Horace Vandergelder.

Best known for her work as Gloria in the legendary television series All in the Family and more recently as Babette on Gilmore Girls, Struthers’ career has spanned four decades. In addition to her ubiquitous TV career, she has sparkled on the musical theater stage nationwide with featured roles in Broadway productions of Annie, Grease and The Odd Couple, and regionally in The Full Monty, Mame, Legally Blonde and Chicago.

With an irresistible story and an unforgettable score including classics such as, “Hello, Dolly!”, “Put on Your Sunday Clothes,” “It Only Takes a Moment,” and the show-stopping “Before the Parade Passes By,” HELLO, DOLLY! has been delighting audiences around the world since 1964.

Winner of 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Choreography, HELLO, DOLLY! features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart. Since its multi-Tony Award winning  Broadway premiere in 1964, the show has had three Broadway revivals and boundless international success, as well as a film adaptation that was nominated for seven Academy Awards in 1969.  

HELLO, DOLLY! starring Sally Struthers is directed by Jeffrey B. Moss, with choreography by Bob Richard, Lighting Design by Charlie Morrison, and Musical Supervision by Skip Brevis.  The Executive Producer is Daniel Sher at Big League Productions, Inc.

This brand new sparkling production starring Sally Struthers is not to be missed, as she reprises the role that led The Florida Times – Union to rave “Sally Struthers shines in Hello, Dolly!.  She is a force of nature…and charms a lot!”

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