The famous theatrical production of Hello, Dolly! opens Thursday June 27, 2013 at the Ford Center for Performing Arts on the Ole Miss campus. The play is about a matchmaker named Dolly Levi who takes a trip to Yonkers, New York to see the Horace Vandergelde, a noted half-a-millionaire." While there, Dolly convinces Horace, his two stock clerks and his niece and her beau to go to New York City.
This is the 10th Anniversary of the Oxford Shakespeare Festival and Hello, Dolly! is the third and final production of the 2013 summer season. The festival's previous productions were Macbeth and Love's Labour's Lost.
The production features a cast of more than 20 Oxford, Miss. and Ole Miss Theatre Department thespians plus local Mississippi and out-of-state actors. The plays runs through June 30th and tickets can be purchased online or at the Ford Center Box Office.