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TBT: Pearl Bailey In Her Tony-Winning Turn as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly!

March 29th, 2018 by

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TBT: Pearl Bailey In Her Tony-Winning Turn as Dolly Levi ...

Tony and Emmy Award winner Pearl Bailey would turn 100 today. She was born March 29, 1918. In 1968, Pearl received a Tony Award for starring as Dolly Levi in the all-black production Hello, Dolly!. For her centennial birthday, BroadwayBox looks back at Pearl as the meddling matchmaker in these archived clips.

“Before The Parade Passes By” on Ed Sullivan


“Put On Your Sunday Clothes” & “So Long, Dearie” at the Tony Awards


“Hello, Dolly!” on The Muppet Show


See Broadway's current Dolly, Bernadette Peters, in her epic Hello, Dolly! star turn at Broadway's Shubert Theatre.