Andy Nyman will play Horace Vandergelder in the West End’s Hello, Dolly alongside Imelda Staunton & Jenna Russell

10 Jan
Posted in: Theatre News
Author: Staff

Acclaimed for his performance in Fiddler on the Roof, Andy Nyman is the latest member of the West End Hello, Dolly! cast to be announced. He will star alongside Imelda Staunton in the title role and Jenna Russell as Irene Molloy in the show at the Adelphi Theatre, opening on 11 August 2020.

With an unforgettable score by the late Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart, Hello, Dolly! will officially open on 27 August before running for a strictly limited 30-week season.

Andy Nyman – who will play Horace Vandergelder – is a multi-award winning actor, writer and director. Most recently he won unanimous acclaim for his memorable portrayal of Tevye in the celebrated production of Fiddler On The Roof at the Menier Chocolate Factory and its subsequent transfer to the Playhouse Theatre.

Olivier Award winner Jenna Russell will play Irene Molloy. Russell recently starred in the UK premiere of The Bridges of Madison County. She won an Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 2006 for her performance in Sunday In The Park With George at the Menier Chocolate Factory and was nominated for her work in the Menier’s 2012 revival of Merrily We Roll Along

Multi Olivier and BAFTA Award-winning Imelda Staunton and Hello, Dolly! director Dominic Cooke most recently worked together on the National Theatre production of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies.

Further casting for the production will be announced at a later date.