Hello, Dolly!


Writers: Michael Stewart Jerry Herman


Act I

  • Prologue ("Hello, Dolly!") - Orchestra
  • *Call On Dolly - Ensemble
  • I Put My Hand In — Dolly
  • *It Takes A Woman — Horace and the Men
  • It Takes A Woman (Reprise) - Horace
  • World, Take Me Back - Dolly (was later replaced with “Come and Be My Butterfly”)
  • *Put On Your Sunday Clothes — Cornelius, Barnaby, Dolly, Ambrose, Ermengarde, and Ensemble
  • Ribbons Down My Back — Irene
  • Ribbons Down My Back (Reprise) - Irene
  • *Motherhood March — Dolly, Irene, Minnie, and Horace
  • *Dancing — Dolly, Cornelius, Barnaby, Irene, Minnie, and Dancers
  • Love, Look In My Window - Dolly (this song was cut for the Broadway opening, but reinstated when Ethel Merman played Dolly)
  • Before the Parade Passes By — Dolly, Horace, and the Company
  • Finale Act I: Before The Parade Passes By - Dolly

Act II

  • Entr'acte - Orchestra
  • *Elegance — Cornelius, Barnaby, Irene, Minnie
  • *The Waiters' Gallop — Rudolph and the Waiters
  • *Hello, Dolly! — Dolly, Rudolph, Waiters, Cooks
  • *The Waiters' Gallop (Reprise) - Rudolph and Waiters
  • The Polka Contest — Orchestra, *Ensemble
  • It Only Takes a Moment — Cornelius and Irene, Prisoners and Policeman
  • So Long, Dearie — Dolly
  • *Finale Act II: Hello, Dolly! / Dancing / It Only Takes A Moment / Put On Your Sunday Clothes / Hello, Dolly! — The Company

A song with an asterisk (*) before the title indicates a dance number; a character listed in a song with an asterisk (*) by the character's name indicates that the character exclusively serves as a dancer in this song, which is sung by other characters.

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