News From Terre Haute, Indiana


March 14, 2013

‘Hello Dolly’ goes on stage next month at Lincoln Trail

CHARLESTON, Ill. — Lincoln Trail College Director of Theater Barbara Shimer has announced the cast of the college’s spring production of “Hello Dolly.”

The play will performed April 5, 6, 7, 12 and 13 in LTC’s Zwermann Arts Center Theater. Ticket sales to the public begin today.

Written by Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart, this classic Tony Award-winning musical is based on “The Matchmaker” by Thornton Wilder and tells the story of a New York matchmaker, Dolly Levi, who sets her own cap for her half-a-millionaire client, Horace Vandegelder.

The roles of Dolly Levi and Horace Vandegelder will be played by Jolie Finkbiner and Ken Strieby. Steven Bruce will play Cornelius Hackl, with Justin Richards appearing as his sidekick, Barnaby. The role of Mrs. Irene Molloy will be portrayed by Kathleen Moore, and her shop assistant, Minnie, by Amy Judy. Dana Wachtel will play Ernestina, and Brennen Tracy appears as Ambrose Kemper. Lauren Wiseman appears as Kemper’s fiancé, Ermengarde.     

The production is under the musical direction of Jeshua Franklin and Jim Rogers, Technical director is Larry Quick, and costumers are Cary Schiller and Mary Arabatgis.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, call the Performing Arts Office at 618-544-8657, ext. 1433. Also visit LTC at, and

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Latest News Poll
AP Video
Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Raw: Fatal Ferry Boat Accident Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks Boston Bomb Scare Defendant Appears in Court Are School Dress Codes Too Strict? Freeze Leaves Florida Panhandle With Dead Trees Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast Disbanding Muslim Surveillance Draws Praise Pistorius Trial: Adjourned Until May 5 At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Diaz Gets Physical for New Comedy Suspicious Bags Found Near Marathon Finish Line Today in History for April 16th Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge Raw: Horse Jumping Inspires 'Bunny Hop' India's Transgenders Celebrate Historic Ruling Raw: Storm Topples RVs Near Miss. Gulf Coast Combat Vehicles in East Ukraine Fly Russian Flag
NDN Video

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -


    March 12, 2010