April 26, 2023

“Hello Dolly!” Onstage At Kelsey Theatre

A MUSICAL CLASSIC: Denise Carey of Newtown, Pa. plays Dolly Levi in the Yardley Players’ production of “Hello Dolly!” at Mercer County Community College’s Kelsey Theatre April 28-May 7. (Photo courtesy of Yardley Players)

Yardley Players celebrates the golden age of the American musical at Kelsey Theatre with Hello, Dolly! The show runs weekends from Friday, April 28 through Sunday, May 7 with matinee and evening performances. Kelsey Theatre is located at 1200 Old Trenton Road on the Mercer County Community College campus in West Windsor.

Based on the Thornton Wilder play The Matchmaker, Hello, Dolly! won more than 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score for authors Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman. The turn-of- the-20th century romance centers around Dolly Levi, a New Yorker who is a widow, a matchmaker (and professional meddler) who decides that her next match is to find someone for herself.

Performances are Friday, April 28 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 29 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 30 at 2 p.m.; Friday, May 5 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, May 6 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, May 7 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $22-$24. Visit Kelseytheatre.org or call (609) 570-3333.