Sally Struthers stars in Hello, Dolly!

Special to The Log
See Sally Struthers in Hello, Dolly! Nov. 25 at Mattie Kelly Arts Center of Northwest Florida State College.

One of the most enduring Broadway classics of all time, Hello, Dolly! starring Sally Struthers will appear in Niceville at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Mattie Kelly Fine and Performing Arts Center as part of the center’s popular series of national touring Broadway shows.

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

Tickets for this timeless masterpiece are on sale now for $45 each or $40 for groups of 10 or more tickets.  Tickets are available online at www.mattiekellyartscenter.org or in-person or by phone from the Box Office at 850-729-6000.  The center is located on the Niceville campus of Northwest Florida State College at 100 College Blvd., East. Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 6-7:30 p.m. the day of the show. At-the-door seats are the same prince as advance tickets. There is a $2 per ticket Box Office processing fee on all ticket sales.

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 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!”

For more information visit the center’s website at www.mattiekellyartscenter.org or HelloDollyOnTour.com.