Hello Dolly: audition & callback sides 

Dolly Levi:

An indefatigable, meddling matchmaker of strikingly dramatic appearance; opportunist, life-loving, strong stage presence. A widow in her middle years. Vocal range: alto-soprano. Dance ability: some.

 

Sides:

Dolly Monologue, Act I

Dolly & Vandergelder, Act I

Dolly & Vandergelder, Act II, sc. 2

Ambrose, Dolly    Act I, sc. 1

Horace Vandergelder:

Well-known half-a-millionaire, widower, owns the Feed Store, gruff, set in his ways. A client of Dolly’s. Stage age: 40-60. Vocal range: baritone. Dance ability: some.

Sides:

Vandergelder Monologue, Act I

Dolly & Vandergelder, Act I

Dolly & Vandergelder, Act II, sc. 2

Vandergelder, Ermengarde Act I

Cornelius Hackl: 

Head clerk at the Feed Store, energetic, enthusiastic, and adventurous. Stage age: 30-35. Vocal range: baritone. Dance ability: strong.

Sides:

Cornelius, Barnaby Act I, sc 2

Cornelius, Barnaby, Irene,  Act I, sc.3

Cornelius monologue, Act II, sc. 3

Barnaby Tucker: 

Assistant to Cornelius at the Feed Store, naïve, energized, follower. Stage age: 17-20. Vocal range: baritone. Dance ability: strong.

Sides:

Cornelius, Barnaby Act I, sc 2

Cornelius, Barnaby, Irene,  Act I, sc.3

Irene Molloy: 

A millineress with a Hat Shop near 14th Street in NYC. A young widow, beautiful, smart, fun-loving. Dolly has introduced her to Mr. Vandergelder. Stage age: 30-35. Vocal range: soprano. Dance ability: strong.

Sides:

Irene Molloy & Minnie, Act I, sc. 3

Cornelius, Barnaby, Irene Molloy,  Act I, sc.3

Minnie Fay: 

Irene’s assistant, naïve, straight-laced, fresh, follower. Stage age: 17-20. Vocal range: mezzo-soprano. Dance ability: strong.

Sides:

Minnie Fay monologue, Act I, sc. 3

Irene Molloy & Minnie, Act I, sc. 3

Ermengarde

Horace Vandergelder’s niece, whining, high-strung, wants to marry Ambrose. Stage age: 17-20. Vocal range: any. Dance ability: strong.

Sides:

Vandergelder, Ermengarde Act I

Ambrose Kemper: 

A young, struggling artist seeking to marry Ermengarde. Stage age: 19-23. Vocal range: tenor. Dance ability: strong.

Sides:

Ambrose, Dolly    Act I, sc. 1

Ernestina

Comic role, good-time girl. Stage age: 30-45. Vocal range: any. Dance ability: none.

Sides:

ERNESTINA, VANDERGELDER.  Act II, sc. 2

Rudy: 

Prussian maitre’d of the Harmonia Gardens Restaurant, proper, commanding. Stage age: open. Vocal range: bass. Dance ability: some.

Sides:

RUDOLPH (VANDERGELDER) Act II, sc 2

RUDOLPH, STANLEY, COOKS. Act II, sc. 2

Stanley, Cook staff: 

Staff at the prestigious Harmonium Gardens Restaurant.  Stanley is young, Cooks are immigrants.  Stage age: open. Vocal range: open. Dance ability: some to strong.

Sides:

RUDOLPH, STANLEY, COOKS. Act II, sc. 2