Hello, Dolly! is a 1964 musical with lyrics and music by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart, based on Thornton Wilder's 1938 farce The Merchant of Yonkers, which Wilder revised and retitled The Matchmaker in 1955.
== Dialogue ==
Horace: Dolly Levi, you are a damned exasperating woman.
Dolly: Why Horace Vandergelder. That is the nicest thing you have ever said to me.
== External links ==
Hello, Dolly! at the Internet Broadway Database
Playbill list of longest-running Broadway shows (plays and musicals)
Synopsis, Casting, Choreography, Scenes, and Settings
1964 New York Times review of original production