With news of a fresh revival of Hello Dolly! starring the one and only Bette Midler coming to Broadway spring 2017, video footage surfaced featuring other possible actresses up for the titled role. Those who have auditioned include Oprah Winfrey, Liza Minnelli, Patti LuPone, and even Dame Julie Andrews. Well, not exactly....
Broadway actress & comedian, Christine Pedi, reacts to the news of the new Hello Dolly! revival with an entertaining video featuring her famous impressions of our favorite Broadway divas!
In her new video, Pedi portrays what the audition room would be like if Minnelli, LuPone, and even Bernadette Peters walked in.
Within three days, over 76,000 viewers have seen the video and a plethora social media posts followed. Bette Midler even showed her support for the video with a special "thank you" tweet to Christine Pedi.
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) January 23, 2016
Christine Pedi is known as the morning host on SiriusXM - On Broadway channel 72. On Broadway Christine recently played Mama Morton in Chicago, performed in Talk Radio with Liev Schrieber and Little Me with Martin Short. She received a Drama Desk nomination for her work in Forbidden Broadway. Her multi award winning cabaret act Great Dames has played NYC, London, South Africa, and Provincetown. She's currently in the Off-Broadway musical comedy revue NEWSical - The Musical playing at Theater Row's Kirk Theatre.