‘Hello, Dolly!’ cast and crew say

Eleventh-grader Alison Simmons, who played Ernestina, waited for the curtain to go up on Saturday night, March 5, at the Millbrook High School Drama Club’s production of “Hello, Dolly!” Photo by Christine Bates

MILLBROOK — After three sell-out performances over the March 4 weekend, Millbrook said goodbye to Dolly Levi Gallagher, Horace Vandergelder, Cornelius Hacker and Irene Molloy. There will be no more galloping, singing waiters or polka contests on the stage of Millbrook High School now that “Hello, Dolly!” has closed.

The 13-piece live orchestra conducted by Craig Fryer has left the pit; the sets will be repainted next year and the wigs and hats put back into storage.

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