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One More Productions Presents Hello Dolly at the Gem Theatre

by: Shoko Araki
Posted: July 16, 2018

GARDEN GROVE...HELLO, DOLLY! opens on July 12 at Garden Grove’s historic GEM THEATRE presented by the award-winning One More Productions – one of Southern California’s leading musical theater companies.

Cornelius (played by Josh Curtis-Switzer) and Barnaby (played by Jacob Wayne) in Hello, Dolly!


Jerry Herman’s energetic HELLO, DOLLY! is classic, American musical theater at its finest. Since its debut in 1964, the show has entertained audiences worldwide and garnered 15 Tony Awards and 3 Academy Awards, including the recent award-winning revival starring Bette Midler. HELLO, DOLLY! is boisterous and charming from start to finish and features such memorable songs as Before the Parade Passes By, It Only a Takes a Moment, Put on Your Sunday Clothes, and the infamous title number, HELLO, DOLLY!

Dolly Levi (played by Adriana Sanchez) and ensemble perform title song, Hello, Dolly! at The Gem Theatre

Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Dolly Levi is a widow, a matchmaker and a professional meddler. But everything changes when she decides that the next match she needs to make is to find someone for herself.

Beautiful period costumes, gifted vocalists and actors, live 7-piece band... creates a musical experience of Hello, Dolly! that is unforgettable


HELLO, DOLLY! is directed by Damien Lorton. The performance is backed by a live 7-piece band. The cast includes: Adriana Sanchez as Dolly Levi, Tim Klega as Horace Vandergelder, Josh Curtis-Switzer as Cornelius Hackl, Jacob Wayne as Barnaby, Erika Baldwin as Irene Malloy, Kelly Rosales as Minnie Fay, Hannah Gomez as Ermengarde, Peter Crisafulli as Ambrose Kemper, Carmen Tunis as Ernestina Money, Barbara Dice as Mrs. Rose, John Gillies as Judge, and Jon Michell as Rudolph.

Don't miss Hello, Dolly! Now open until August 5, 2018 at The Gem Theatre


Performances run from Thursday, July 12 through Sunday, August 5 at The GEM THEATRE. Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 2 pm, at the Gem Theatre in Garden Grove, CA. On Saturday, July 28, there will be a matinee show at 2 pm.  For ticket information, visit or call 714-741-9550 X 221.

General admission tickets are $30 each, $26 for seniors (60 and over), and $26 for Children (12 years old and under).  $20 Student Rush (Thursdays & Fridays only) may be purchased 30 minutes before the show with valid student identification card.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call One More Productions at (714) 741-9550, ext. 221, or visit the website at

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