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The fantastic Jerry Zaks has attracted such wit and fantastic comedy to this traditional Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman show," said Buckley, in a statement. "When I watched that the new Broadway production starring the divine Bette Midler, I actually cried with joy. It had been among the very happy productions I've ever seen from the musical theatre! I'm thrilled and honored to be added into the listing of those terrific actress/singers that have played the position. I can not wait to hit the street and bring this joyful display to all of America!"

Two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters returns to Broadway

It is no mean accomplishment replacing Bette Midler at "Hello, Dolly! "

Well, increase your hat, fellows -- there is a fresh Dolly at Shubert Alley, and she is ripping the place apart.

The texts came in fast and angry after her very first operation a couple weeks ago. As she made her entry on the trolley car, the crowd jumped and gave a standing ovation - for five minutes.

"The ovation is still happening," a spy. "She does not understand how to prevent it!"

There were more standing ovations that night, and I noticed that one individual in the front row had to be controlled by leaping on the stage and linking the galloping waiters from the title tune.