Hello Jerry: The Music of Jerry Herman

If you can’t get enough of Broadway musicals, then mark your calendars for Hello Jerry: The Music of Jerry Herman. Celebrating the incredible career of Broadway composer Jerry Herman, Hello Jerry stars Billy Stritch, Klea Blackhurst, Carole Bufford, and Marissa Mulder in a revue that spans the decades of Herman’s career, featuring many of Jerry’s biggest hits and some pieces you may not know. From the music of Hello, Dolly! to La Cage aux Folles, Hello Jerry: The Music of Jerry Herman takes you on a journey through Broadway history.

Hello Jerry: The Music of Jerry Herman is the latest revue by Barry Day, who developed a number of highly successful regional shows, including More of Loesser and And All That Jazz, among others. Hello Jerry brings the compositions of Jerry Herman to life. Raised in Jersey City by Jewish parents in the 1930s, Jerry Herman was interested in music at an early age, learning to play piano as a child, and frequently attending Broadway musicals with his parents. After becoming involved in theatrical productions at camp, Herman dedicated himself to writing music. He got his first big break in 1964, when Hello, Dolly! premiered. The wildly successful musical became the longest running musical for its time, and was later revived three times. In 1983, Jerry Herman wrote another big hit, La Cage aux Folles, which became the only musical to win the Tony Award for Best Revival twice. In 2009, Herman received the Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre, and in 2010, he received the Kennedy Center Honors.

Hello Jerry: The Music of Jerry Herman will feature some of Jerry Herman’s greatest hits, including “I Am What I Am,” “It Only Takes a Moment,” and “If He Walked into My Life.” Perfect for Broadway music lovers and new comers to the world of musical theatre, Hello Jerry is a fast-paced revue of some of the best of Broadway.