A Perfect Betty Buckley Leads a Vibrantly Charismatic Cast in “Hello Dolly!” – Gay Legends Herman & Wilder Flood the Orpheum Stage With the Nectar of Sweet Renewal
Life has a tendency to pull us toward resignation as we get older. For many people, major breakdowns are things that can bog one down for decades, if not the rest of one’s life. We lose our vibrancy, become unwittingly glib, and misread the actions of others, among other disempowering foibles. Such breakdowns include, but are not limited to, deaths of close loved ones, the end of a career, or enduring some dreadful or imagined trauma. In the case of Dolly Gallagher Levi, the title character, it is the death of her husband, Ephraim.