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Trollwood Announces 2018 Mainstage Musical

December 04, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017:

Trollwood Performing Arts School is proud to announce its 2018
Mainstage Musical, HELLO, DOLLY! sponsored by Bell Bank. In 2018 Trollwood will celebrate 40
wonderful years of history and arts education in the Fargo-Moorhead community. As part of our
celebration, we look forward to bringing to the mainstage a musical that will harken back to our
roots of classic musical theater with the spectacular HELLO, DOLLY!


“The artistic team that brought you The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast will be returning,
led by Artistic Director, Michael Walling, guiding our students through an educational process that
will culminate with a show-stopping family-friendly performance that is sure to entertain thousands
of audience members,” states Kathy Anderson, Executive Director of Trollwood and Bluestem.

Performance dates are set for July 12-14, 18-21, 24-28, 2018 at Bluestem Center for the Arts, home
of Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN. Group sales open today,
December 4, for purchases of 10 or more tickets on a single performance night. For individual
sales, the box office opens Monday, June 4.


Auditions will be held February 3-7, 2018. Orchestra audition dates are February 26-March 3,
2018. All auditions are open to students currently in grades 8 through 12. In addition, students
may participate as a run crew member or technician by registering for summer programs.
A free audition workshop will be held at Trollwood on Sunday, January 21, 2018 to help prepare
students for cast auditions. We will also be offering a Musical Theatre Audition Techniques class
on January 20, 21, 27, 28, 2018 for intermediate to advanced students. This program costs $96
and focuses on vocal music and dance technique. Registration for these classes is open now
with a registration deadline of January 19, 2018. Trollwood summer program registration begins
Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Details will be found on our website at www.trollwood.org.


Synopsis: HELLO, DOLLY!, the blockbuster, Tony Award winning Broadway hit, bursts with humor,
romance, high-energy dancing, and some of the greatest songs in musical theater history. The
romantic and comic exploits of Dolly Gallagher-Levi, turn-of-the-century matchmaker and
“woman who arranges things,” are certain to thrill and entertain audiences again and again.
The show’s memorable songs include “Put On Your Sunday Clothes,” “Ribbons Down My Back,”
“Before the Parade Passes By,” “Hello, Dolly!,” “Elegance,” and “It Only Takes a Moment.”


HELLO, DOLLY! is produced by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK MUSIC LIBRARY, INC., 560 Lexington Avenue,
New York, NY 10022.