The Kentucky Arts Council, supports the Carnegie with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the arts.
Scene 1: New York City
I Put My Hand In…..Dolly and Company
Scene 2: Vandergelder’s Hay and Feed Store, Yonkers
It Takes a Woman….. Horace, Cornelius, Barnaby and Customers
It Takes a Woman….. (Reprise) Horace, Dolly
Put on Your Sunday Clothes….. Cornelius, Barnaby, Dolly, Ambrose, Ermengarde
Scene 3: The Yonkers Depot
Put on Your Sunday Clothes….. The Company
Scene 4: Mrs. Molloy’s Hat Shop, New York City
Ribbons Down My Back….. Irene
Motherhood….. Dolly, Irene, Minnie Fay, Horace, Cornelius, Barnaby
Dancing….. Dolly, Cornelius, Barnaby, Minnie Fay, Irene, and Company
Scene 5: 14th Street
Before the Parade Passes By….. Dolly and Company
There will be one fifteen-minute intermission.
Scene 1: From 42nd Street to 14th Street
Elegance….. Cornelius, Barnaby, Irene, Minnie Fay
Scene 2: Inside the Harmonia Gardens Restaurant
The Waiter’s Galop….. Rudolph, Waiters, and Servers
Hello, Dolly!….. Dolly, Rudolph, and Waiters
The Polka Contest….. Ambrose, Ermengarde, Cornelius, Irene, Barnaby, Minnie Fay, and Contestants
Scene 3: A Courtroom
It Only Takes a Moment….. Cornelius, Irene, and Company
So Long Dearie….. Dolly
Scene 4: Vandergelder’s Hay and Feed Store, Yonkers
Hello, Dolly!….. Reprise Dolly and Horace
THE CAST in order of appearance
Dolly Gallagher Levi Sara Mackie*
Ambrose Kemper Carson Mehlbauer
Horace Vandergelder Allen R. Middleton*
Ermengarde Arabella Bertucci
Cornelius Hackl Jack Manion
Barnaby Tucker Matthew Callas
Minnie Fay Aliya Pimental
Irene Molloy Kara Ann Scullin
Mrs. Rose Elexis Selmon
Ernestina Emily Hilbrecht
Rudolph Randolph Geers
Judge Zac Holman
Court Clerk Alexa Mueller
Christian Arias, Hunter Broyles, Randolph Geers, Adrian Graff, Zac Holman, Emily Hilbrecht, Elli Maddock, Alexa Mueller, Elexis Selmon, Jenna Uterstaedt, Kavan Vadivelu
*The Actor appears through the courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
Director Joe Bertucci
Choreographer Elizabeth VandeWater
Music Director Steve Goers
Scenic & Prop Designer Tyler Gabbard
Costume Designer John Faas
Lighting Designer Ashton Karp
Sound Designer Mia Catherine Teboe
Wig Designer Candace Leyland
Production Stage Manager Morgan Becker
Technical Director Doug Stock
Producer Tyler Gabbard
Assistant Stage Manager Savanah Kennedy
Wardrobe Manager Codi Rasor
Wig Crew Maria Barnes
Deck Crew Ray Garcia
Spotlight Operators Julia Koch, Maria Schlaechter
Scenic Carpenters Nathan Neorr, Jack Murphy
Scenic Painter Rae Kuhn
Production Photographer Mikki Schaffner
Box Office Manager Brenda Berger
Technical Director Doug Stock
Events Manager Abby Sauer
Marketing Coordinator Maria Marotta
Development Coordinator Angelina Caliguri-Schrand
Development Director Ben Lehman
Theatre Director Tyler Gabbard
Executive Director Matt Distel
A Special Thank You To:
Joshua Steele, Memorial Hall OTR
Cat Schmeal, Kevin Havlin, Northern Kentucky University School of the Arts
Carly Kimmins & Ori Gifford, Wright State University Department of Theatre Arts
Charis Weible, Stitcher
Richmond Civic Theatre
Douglas Merk, Muse Machine
Christian Arias, He/Him/His, Ensemble/Dance Captain
Christian Arias is thrilled to return to The Carnegie stage! Previous Carnegie credits include WILLY WONKA (Augustus Gloop),THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (Ensemble/King Louis). He is a KY based performer and studies voice with Catherine Keen. Regional Theatre: Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts-JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR ((Simon/Jesus Understudy), DISNEYS THE LITTLE MERMAID (Ensemble). Other stage credits include Ozzie in ON THE TOWN, NEWSIES (Finch), SPRING AWAKENING (Hanschen), Male Lead vocalist for The Kentucky Symphony Orchestras Greatest showman Concert. The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati- WORLD PREMIER OF PRINCESS AND FROG (Frog prince), MATILDA (Rudalpho/Escapologist), DISNEYS DESCENDANTS (Chad). He would like to thank his family, teachers, friends, anyone who has continued to support him and his passion for theatre! Instagram: @Thatssochristian
Arabella Bertucci, She/Her, Ermengarde
Arabella is thrilled to be back on The Carnegie stage in Hello Dolly! A senior at Campbell County High School, her favorite credits include Karen in MEAN GIRLS (CAST), Velma in CHICAGO (CCHS), and Morticia in THE ADAMS FAMILY (CCHS). This is her third show with The Carnegie, including Teen Ensemble/Dance Captain in SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, and Louisa in THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Arabella thanks her family and friends who have always supported her, and hopes you enjoy the show!
Hunter Broyles, He/him, Ensemble
HUNTER BROYLES is excited to be joining this performance with The Carnegie! Hunter is currently in his third year pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre with a Dance minor at Northern Kentucky University. Some of his favorite roles include Ensemble/Co-Choreographer in 9 TO 5 (NKU), Henry Jekyll in DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE (NKU), Waltzie/Puppeteer/Ensemble in THE PRINCESS PLAYS (NKU) and a dancer in PHANTOM THEATRE ENCORE (Kings Island, 2023). At NKU, he works in the Music Preparatory Program with students of all ages and backgrounds. He is also a graduate of the Youth Performing Arts School in Louisville, Kentucky. A huge thank you to his family for their continued support.
Matthew Callas, He/Him, Barnaby Tucker
Matthew is thrilled to be making his debut at The Carnegie! You may have seen him at the Incline Theater this past summer playing Chip Tolentino (25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM…). He is currently a junior at Xavier University where he is pursuing a double major in Musical Theater and Actuarial Science. He wants his family and friends to know that he loves them very much and couldn’t do anything without their unending support. Enjoy the show!
Randolph Geers, He/Him, Rudolph/Ensemble
Randolph Geers is a Cincinnati based actor, working in Theatre and Film. He is honored and excited to be involved with HELLO, DOLLY, one of his favorite musicals ever. Some of Randolph’s recent credits include the award winning short film CRESCENDO, and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s CAROUSEL. Randolph would like to thank you for attending this beautiful production at The Carnegie, and he hopes that you find your own joy and inspiration while watching. He would also like to thank his family and friends for the immense love and support.
Adrian Graff, He/Him, Ensemble
Adrian Graff is thrilled to be performing in The Carnegie’s production of Hello Dolly! He is from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is currently a freshman at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting. His favorite acting style is comedic and he has performed stand-up comedy at numerous shows. Adrian has been in many musicals throughout his career. Some previous roles he has played are Kurt ‘HEATHERS’, Shakespeare ‘SOMETHING ROTTEN’, Action ‘WEST SIDE STORY’, and LeFou ‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST’. Adrian received the Cappies Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Professor Callahan in ‘LEGALLY BLONDE’. In his free time Adrian enjoys working out, playing pickleball, basketball, and poker. He is pursuing a career as an actor in TV, film, and theater.
Emily Hilbrecht, she/her/hers, Ernestina/Ensemble
Emily is so excited to be on the Carnegie stage for the first time! She was just seen at Kings Island Winterfest, Spongebob the Musical at TCT, and Princess Plays at NKU. Emily wants to thank the Corley’s for always making the drive, her friends and family, and especially her mom and dad for their constant love and support. Enjoy the show! @emilyh_00
Zac Holman, He / him, Ensemble
Zac, a Cincinnati based teaching artist, is thrilled to be working with The Carnegie! Regional Credits include: CAROUSEL, A FUNNY THING, SPELLING BEE (Incline), A FEW GOOD MEN, ELF, KISS ME KATE (Covedale), SHREK (La Comedia), and as a dancer at Kings Island and with Pones Inc. Zac also works with various school groups teaching dance classes and choreographing their musicals / show choirs (Encore, Madcap, Rapid Run, Greene, Syccamore). Most recently Zac has been choreographing with Footlighters Inc (YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN) and at the Incline (SPELLING BEE, PETER…STARCATCHER). Enjoy the show.
Sara Mackie, She/Her, Dolly Levi
Who doesn’t want a shot at Dolly? What an honor! Selected Credits: FUN HOME, HANDS ON A HARDBODY, all …WONDERETTES…, MAURITIUS, FIONA THE MUSICAL and many holiday offerings with immense joy and gratitude (ETC); THIS IS TOM JONES, AN ACT OF GOD, (HRTC);; PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES; (Carnegie); WRECKING BALL, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, (CSC); and FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIRE DELUNE(NET). You can also catch her briefly in some of the great feature films shot in Cincinnati, such as The Bikeriders, The Public and Dark Waters. Thank you for supporting live theatre!
Elli Maddock, she/her/hers, Ensemble
Elli is ecstatic to be performing in her first Carnegie show! She was most recently seen as Susan in The Cincinnati Children’s Theatre’s production of NARNIA THE MUSICAL as well as Ensemble in their production of SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL. Her favorite shows have been Playhouse in the Park’s production of INCIDENT AT OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP, as well as RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER with The Cincinnati Children’s Theatre! She hopes you enjoy the show!
Jack Manion, He/him, Cornelius Hackl
At the Carnegie: Scarecrow in THE WIZARD OF OZ, ROCK OF AGES, and Teaching Artist, providing visual arts classes to K-12 students in Covington. Other favorite roles include George Gibbs in OUR TOWN, Andy Warhol in GOLCONDA, Dean Hyde in ALL SHOOK UP, Charles Thompson in 1776 & Dunning Foster in THE STEPHEN FOSTER STORY. Jack is also an accomplished visual artist. See more @jackmanion
Carson Mehlbauer, he/him, Ambrose Kemper
Carson is a sophomore at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), pursuing a BFA in Acting. He recently understudied CCM’s production of LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, and is grateful to be in his first production at The Carnegie.
Allen R. Middleton, he/him, Horace Valdergelder
Allen R. Middleton is a BroadwayWorld© Award-winning actor and a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama. Regional theatre credits include SWEAT, PROOF, GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE, TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL, THE LION IN WINTER, THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALENCE, NEXT FALL, etc.. Feature film credits include LOST & FOUND IN CLEVELAND, EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND VILE, CURVATURE, and ALLIGATOR ALLEY. Allen appeared on television for five seasons on the cult SYFY Network series, FTL NEWSFEED. For more information, visit www.allenrmiddleton.com.
Alexa Mueller,she/her, Ensemble
Alexa is thrilled to be making her debut at The Carnegie! Recent graduate of Belmont University’s BFA MT program, Cincinnati native. She was last seen at Dollywood in TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Some educational credits include INTO THE WOODS (Baker’s Wife), URINETOWN (Pennywise), and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Marie/Plate). Much love to her family and friends for their continued support, and special thanks to the cast/crew/directors of Hello Dolly! www.alexajoymueller.com @alexajoymueller
Aliya Pimental, She/her/hers, Minnie Fay
Aliya Pimental is a Senior BFA Acting Major at Wright State University. She is so excited to work with The Carnegie for the first time! Especially to bring a new life to this timeless production. She sends gratitude to her family and those closest to her. To see what she’s up to next follow her insta @aliyapimental!
Kara Ann Scullin, She/Her, Irene Molloy
Kara is so excited to be performing in Cincinnati again in her first show at The Carnegie! As a recent graduate from The University of Alabama at Birmingham (Blaze On!), her favorite UAB credits include, GODSPELL (Turn Back, O Man), A NEW BRAIN (Rhoda), INTO THE WOODS (Rapunzel), and THE WOLVES (#11). Regional credits include SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL (Blue Girl) and DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS (Christine). Much love to Mom, Dad, Joe, and Morris! @karaannscullin
Elexis Selmon, she/her, Mrs. Rose/Ensemble
Elexis Selmon so excited to be making her debut at The Carnegie. She was most previously seen in Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s FIONA: THE MUSICAL as the The Yellow Oxpecker/Pam and Mrs. Puff in The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s SPONGEBOB. Elexis is very proud to be in this production, and would like to thank her family, friends, and God for all of their support.
Jenna Uterstaedt, she/her/hers, Ensemble
Jenna is thrilled to be making her Carnegie debut! She has recently been seen in Covedale Center for the Preforming Arts’ production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL and Footlighters Inc.’s production of THE MUSIC MAN. She would like to thank the cast, crew, and creative team for making this show such a wonderful experience!
Kavan Vadivelu, He/Him, Ensemble
Kavan is grateful to make his Carnegie debut with HELLO, DOLLY! He’s played some iconic roles such as Mowgli (DISNEY’S THE JUNGLE BOOK), Rudolph (RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER), and Troy Bolton (DISNEY’S HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL JR.) and he’s so excited to be a part of this iconic show. In his spare time you can see him on the soccer pitch or studying for his high-school junior year classes at the Seven Hills School. He’d like to thank Tyler and the rest of the cast and crew (oh, and his family for the rides :)!
Morgan Becker, She/Her/Hers, Production Stage Manager
Morgan Becker is delighted to be back at The Carnegie after working as the Stage Manager for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN last year. Recently, Morgan was the Production Stage Manager for FREAKY FRIDAY at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts. She is also the Production Stage Manager for Super Bad Theater Company’s touring shows. Morgan has worked with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Landmark Productions, Stage Right Musical Theatre Company, and with theaters in San Francisco, CA. She was also a production assistant for the film EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND VILE starring Zac Efron. Morgan would like to thank The Carnegie for this opportunity, and YOU for supporting the arts! www.morganhaleyartist.com
Joe Bertucci, He / Him, Director
Joe Bertucci is the Arts Education Manager at the Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services, supporting K-12 arts education in 22 public school districts. Prior to this role, Joe spent 18 years directing the theatre program at Campbell County High School, where he directed 55 productions; favorite musical credits include THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and the regional premiere of BIG FISH. Joe also directed for seven seasons at Kincaid Regional Theatre (musicals ranging from FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to FOOTLOOSE) and, most recently, at Stage Right Musical Theatre Company (ALL SHOOK UP; GODSPELL). He studied English, Theatre, and Education at Xavier University and earned his Master’s in Educational Leadership at NKU. Joe lives in Northern Kentucky with his wife and three children. He thanks his family, Tyler, the production team, and the cast. Enjoy the show!
John Faas, He/him/his, Costumer/Designer
John Faas (Costumer/Designer) is the Executive Director for Richmond Civic Theatre. John holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Wright State University in Dayton, OH. Career highlights include directing Zoot Theatre Company’s first-ever musical-THE ROCKY HORROR PUPPET SHOW; playing keyboards for AVENUE Q produced by The Human Race Theatre Company; conducting The Human Race’s production of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Victoria Theatre on the Broadway Series – starring Broadway’s Jana Robbins; assistant-conducting the regional premiere of BAND GEEKS!– with Mykal Kilgore; music directing the Dayton Premiere of SPRING AWAKENING produced by Encore Theatre Company; conducting and music directing The Human Race Theatre Company’s production of the Broadway Classic – MAME; conducting his husband, Mike Embree (as Quasimodo) in Fairfield Summer Theatre’s production of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (2018).
In May 2018, John founded Act Two Costumes & John Faas Designs. John has costumed “HELLO, DOLLY!” for the past 4 years, most recently at Richmond Civic Theatre (2023). This is his 5th production of DOLLY! Previous costuming credits include SWEENEY TODD, HARVEY, CLUE: ON STAGE! , ANNIE (2019 & 2022), THE PAJAMA GAME and SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS. John is extremely grateful to Tyler Gabbard and Joe Bertucci for this opportunity, and thanks to the cast and crew for being so welcoming and lovely. “All my love to my husband, Mike Embree, who supports me in everything I do.”
Savanah Kennedy, She/ her/ hers, Assistant Stage Manager
Savanah is very excited to be apart of this show! This is her first time working with The Carnegie. Some of her previous credits include Stage Manager for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at NKU, Production Stage Manager for STAYIN’ ALIVE with CMT at the Aronoff and Stage Manager for A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING at NKU. She hopes you enjoy this wonderful show!
Codi Rasor, they/them, Wardrobe Supervisor
Codi’s credits in Wardrobe include many shows including: 9 TO 5 (NKU), VELVETEEN RABBIT (Playhouse in the Park: Education Series), GUYS AND DOLLS (The Carnegie), LADY DAY AT EMERSONS BAR AND GRILL (The Carnegie), and KINKY BOOTS (The Carnegie).
Mia Catherine Teboe, she/her, Sound Designer
Mia is graduating with a BFA in Sound Design & Technology from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in April 2024. Her recent work includes FIONA:THE MUSICAL (Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati), LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati), and LABEL LESS (Lachey Arts/Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park). She is the current President of the United States Institute of Theatre Technology student chapter at UC-CCM and a recipient of the nationally recognized Pat MacKay Diversity in Design scholarship. She would like to thank her fiancé, Sam, and her mom, Amy for their endless support.
Elizabeth Vande Water, she/her/hers, Choreographer
Elizabeth is thrilled to make her Carnegie debut with HELLO, DOLLY! Since 2011, she has served as the choreographer for the theatre arts program at Campbell County High School where she teaches English full time. Favorite CCTA credits include THE ADDAMS FAMILY, CHICAGO (TEEN EDITION), THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, BIG FISH, and AIDA. Additionally, she has worked with StageRight Theatre on productions such as GODSPELL and ALL SHOOK UP and with Kincaid Regional Theatre on productions of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, OKLAHOMA!, FOOTLOOSE, and ALL SHOOK UP. Elizabeth is a proud graduate of the Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA. To Chris, Sam, Joey, Clare, and the Squad: I love you and thank you for your constant support!
Steve Goers, (He), Music Director
Steve is a Chicago native who relocated to Cincinnati in 2004. He is a member of the CCM musical theatre faculty, where he both teaches in the classroom and serves as musical director for department productions. Steve is an in-demand regional music director and has provided music direction for over 100 productions at companies such as Cincinnati Playhouse-in-the-Park, Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, and the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati. Steve is a composer and orchestrator for film and stage. His works include seven feature films, including the award-winning “Over-the-Rhine,” and thirteen internationally distributed musicals for young audiences. Steve’s session work includes the Grammy-nominated “Ella Jenkins and a Union Friends Pulling Together.” When not working on a show, Steve plays keyboards and sings in several local bands, including the Clyde Brown Band, Aja: a Tribute to Steely Dan, the Ultrasonics, and Just Strange Brothers. MM CCM/UC, BM DePaul University.
Doug Stock (He), Technical Director
Doug is in his fifth season at The Carnegie, where he has designed sets for LITTLE SHOP…, JOSEPH…, PROOF, AMERICAN IDIOT, DREAMGIRLS, and THE FULL MONTY in addition to overseeing tech for hundreds of concerts and rental events. Previously, he was Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s Assistant Technical Director and Master Carpenter. He was also the Technical Director and Scenic & Lighting Designer at Thomas Worthington High School, his Alma Mater. Graduate of UC-CCM.
Tyler Gabbard, (He) Producer, Scenic Designer
Tyler is the Producing Director of Theatre at The Carnegie, dubbed “Favorite Local Theatre” in 2023 by the BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards. Previously, he was the Patron Experience Manager for The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, the Patron Communications Manager for the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, the Events and Publicity Manager for the School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University, and Vice President of the League of Cincinnati Theaters. Tyler has worked as a designer for theatres in New York City and Los Angeles and over a dozen venues in Kentucky and Ohio, including 15 shows at The Carnegie. Tyler received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He has a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Northern Kentucky University. In January 2020 he was one of 27 individuals selected from across North America to participate in the Emerging Leadership Institute of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals. He won the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s 2023 Next Generation Leader Award in Arts, Entertainment, and Hospitality. He was featured in Movers & Makers 2023 list of Notables in Performing Arts. Tyler lives in Bellevue with his husband Jack and their dog Popsicle.
ANY VIDEO AND/OR AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS PRODUCTION IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
HELLO, DOLLY! is presented by arrangement with Tams-Witmark, a Concord Theatricals company. www.concordtheatricals.com