Theater review | ‘Hello, Dolly!’: Betty Buckley shines in expert production


What a rare pleasure it is to see a classic and beloved musical in Columbus with a legendary Broadway star.

Buoyed by the charisma, warmth, soulfulness and terrific singing/acting of Betty Buckley, theatergoers should thrill to the national tour of “Hello, Dolly!,” which opened Tuesday to repeated bursts of applause and laughter at the Ohio Theatre.

Yet, the entire ensemble is superb under the effervescent direction of Broadway director Jerry Zaks and the spritely choreography of Warren Carlyle. Read MORE