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Photo Gallery: “Hello, Dolly” Opens Tonight for Quirk’s Players at G. Ray Bodley High School

Quirk’s Players of G. Ray Bodley High School are proud to announce that they will present the classic Broadway musical Hello, Dolly!. Performances are scheduled for March 7, 8 and 9 in the Bodley H.S. Auditorium.

Curtain time is set for 7:30 each evening.

Additionally there will be a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday.

Tickets will be available at the door.

Hello, Dolly opened at the St. James Theatre on Broadway on January 16, 1964, and became an instant success.

Based on Thornton Wilder’s play The Matchmaker, the show tells the story of widowed Dolly Gallagher Levi who is determined to find a new wife for Horace Vandergelder, the well known half-a-millionaire. In the process Dolly helps romance blossom for several couples and allows herself to stop mourning her late husband and re-enter the world of the living.

Set in New York City and Yonkers, NY, in the 1890s, Hello, Dolly! is an audience favorite.

Below are photos from the show, taken by Kelly LeVea (except the seniors photo, by Ken McCann):

Ernestina Money (played by Katelyn  Caza) makes Horace Vandergelder (portrayed by Mitch Lalik) most uncomfortable in the Harmonia Gardens Restaurant.  The young lady was sent to have dinner with Mr. Vandergelder by Dolly Levi, the well-known matchmaker who is determined to find the grumpy widower a new wife.  The scene is from Quirk's Players' upcoming production of Hello, Dolly! which will be performed March 7-8-9 at G. Ray Bodley High School.
Ernestina Money (played by Katelyn Caza) makes Horace Vandergelder (portrayed by Mitch Lalik) most uncomfortable in the Harmonia Gardens Restaurant. The young lady was sent to have dinner with Mr. Vandergelder by Dolly Levi, the well-known matchmaker who is determined to find the grumpy widower a new wife. The scene is from Quirk’s Players’ upcoming production of Hello, Dolly! which will be performed March 7-8-9 at G. Ray Bodley High School.
Cornelius Hackl and Barnaby Tucker sneak out of work and travel to New York City for the day where they meet two lovely ladies and set out for an adventure of their lives.  Shown here on their way to the Harmonia Gardens Restaurant are Minnie Fay (played by Mikaela Houck), Barnaby Tucker (played by Logan Carvey),  Irene Molloy (played by Amanda Trombly) and Cornelius Hackl (played by Brad Crofoot).  Their story is featured in Quirk's Players' upcoming production of Hello, Dolly!   The production features dances staged by Doreen Forbes.   Photo by Kelly LeVea
Cornelius Hackl and Barnaby Tucker sneak out of work and travel to New York City for the day where they meet two lovely ladies and set out for an adventure of their lives. Shown here on their way to the Harmonia Gardens Restaurant are Minnie Fay (played by Mikaela Houck), Barnaby Tucker (played by Logan Carvey), Irene Molloy (played by Amanda Trombly) and Cornelius Hackl (played by Brad Crofoot). Their story is featured in Quirk’s Players’ upcoming production of Hello, Dolly! The production features dances staged by Doreen Forbes.
Photo by Kelly LeVea
Ambrose Kemper (played by GRB Junior Mark Parry) begs for help from matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi (played by GRB Senior Alexis Pawlewicz).  Ambrose is in love with Ermengarde Vandergelder, niece of the grumpy, cantankerous businessman Horace Vandergelder, who has forbid any relationship between the two.   Dolly assures that all will be handled properly in a scene from Hello, Dolly! which opens this week at Fulton's G. Ray Bodley High School.  The classic Broadway musical by Jerry Herman and MIchael Stewart will be presented March 7-8-9 in the Bodley HS Auditorium.  Photo by Kelly LeVea
Ambrose Kemper (played by GRB Junior Mark Parry) begs for help from matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi (played by GRB Senior Alexis Pawlewicz). Ambrose is in love with Ermengarde Vandergelder, niece of the grumpy, cantankerous businessman Horace Vandergelder, who has forbid any relationship between the two. Dolly assures that all will be handled properly in a scene from Hello, Dolly! which opens this week at Fulton’s G. Ray Bodley High School. The classic Broadway musical by Jerry Herman and MIchael Stewart will be presented March 7-8-9 in the Bodley HS Auditorium.
Photo by Kelly LeVea
Dolly Gallagher Levi (portrayed by Alexis Pawlewicz) shares advice and offers assistance to those in need.  Mrs. Levi provides matchmaking services to her clients but also assists in many other ways.  Here she presents her calling card to a group of interested New Yorkers in Times Square.  The scene is from the opening number in the classic Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly!   Over 65 students are featured in the cast, crew and orchestra of this year's annual musical at GRB.  For more information about Hello, Dolly! and Quirk's Players, visit their website:  www.quirksplayers.com.  Photo by Kelly LeVea
Dolly Gallagher Levi (portrayed by Alexis Pawlewicz) shares advice and offers assistance to those in need. Mrs. Levi provides matchmaking services to her clients but also assists in many other ways. Here she presents her calling card to a group of interested New Yorkers in Times Square. The scene is from the opening number in the classic Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly! Over 65 students are featured in the cast, crew and orchestra of this year’s annual musical at GRB. For more information about Hello, Dolly! and Quirk’s Players, visit their website: www.quirksplayers.com.
Photo by Kelly LeVea
Can a lovely, strong willed woman find a place in the heart of a cold, grumpy widower?  Find out as Quirk's Players of G. Ray Bodley HIgh School present the classic Broadway musical Hello, Dolly! this week.  Shown here are GRB Seniors Alexis Pawlewicz (who portrays Dolly Gallagher Levi) and Mitch Lalik (who plays Horace Vandergelder) rehearsing a scene from this year's annual GRB musical.  The production is under the direction of Fulton Teachers Tom Briggs and Thomas Nami.  Photo by Kelly LeVea
Can a lovely, strong willed woman find a place in the heart of a cold, grumpy widower? Find out as Quirk’s Players of G. Ray Bodley HIgh School present the classic Broadway musical Hello, Dolly! this week. Shown here are GRB Seniors Alexis Pawlewicz (who portrays Dolly Gallagher Levi) and Mitch Lalik (who plays Horace Vandergelder) rehearsing a scene from this year’s annual GRB musical. The production is under the direction of Fulton Teachers Tom Briggs and Thomas Nami.
Photo by Kelly LeVea
Horace Vandergelder threatens his employees Barnaby Tucker and Cornelius Hackl and forces them to get back to work at his hay and feed store in Yonkers, NY.  Hackl and Tucker long for adventure, excitement and at least one night off from work a week.  Unbeknownst to Vandergelder, the two plan to close the shop early and head to New York City.  Pictured here are (l to r) Mitch Lalik as Horace Vandergelder, Logan Carvey as Barnaby Tucker and Brad Crofoot as Cornelius Hackl.  The scene is from Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart's classic Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly!  The production will be staged by Quirk's Players this Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Photo by Kelly LeVea
Horace Vandergelder threatens his employees Barnaby Tucker and Cornelius Hackl and forces them to get back to work at his hay and feed store in Yonkers, NY. Hackl and Tucker long for adventure, excitement and at least one night off from work a week. Unbeknownst to Vandergelder, the two plan to close the shop early and head to New York City. Pictured here are (l to r) Mitch Lalik as Horace Vandergelder, Logan Carvey as Barnaby Tucker and Brad Crofoot as Cornelius Hackl. The scene is from Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart’s classic Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly! The production will be staged by Quirk’s Players this Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Photo by Kelly LeVea
As Quirk's Players of G. Ray Bodley High School present their 2013 annual school musical, Hello, Dolly!, special recognition will be bestowed upon the senior members of the group who will be graduating this June.  Some seniors have joined Quirk's Players for the first time this year while others have been involved since they were in elementary school.  Directors Tom Briggs, Thomas Nami, Rob Lescarbeau and Doreen Forbes thank the members of the class of 2013 for their hard work and dedication to this year's musical and to the theatre program at GRB.  Pictured here are members of the GRB Class of 2013 who are a part of Hello, Dolly!  Row 1 (l to r):   Maranda Mattiaccio, Maureen LaGrou,  Mikaela Houck, Krista Vann, Devyn Viscome;  Row 2 (l to r):  Lille Cooper,  Joe McDermott,  Amanda Trombly,  Dannielle Kline, Laura Perwitz;  Row 3 (l to r):  Christina Teetsel, Yann Taddei, Alexis Pawlewicz, Mitch Lalik, Katelyn Caza, Steven McDougall and Robbie Lagowski.  Photo by Ken McCann
As Quirk’s Players of G. Ray Bodley High School present their 2013 annual school musical, Hello, Dolly!, special recognition will be bestowed upon the senior members of the group who will be graduating this June. Some seniors have joined Quirk’s Players for the first time this year while others have been involved since they were in elementary school. Directors Tom Briggs, Thomas Nami, Rob Lescarbeau and Doreen Forbes thank the members of the class of 2013 for their hard work and dedication to this year’s musical and to the theatre program at GRB. Pictured here are members of the GRB Class of 2013 who are a part of Hello, Dolly! Row 1 (l to r): Maranda Mattiaccio, Maureen LaGrou, Mikaela Houck, Krista Vann, Devyn Viscome; Row 2 (l to r): Lille Cooper, Joe McDermott, Amanda Trombly, Dannielle Kline, Laura Perwitz; Row 3 (l to r): Christina Teetsel, Yann Taddei, Alexis Pawlewicz, Mitch Lalik, Katelyn Caza, Steven McDougall and Robbie Lagowski.
Photo by Ken McCann