‘Dolittle’ closes curtain

Touring production to close in Hershey.

The national touring production of “Doctor Dolittle” will shutter Sunday in Hershey, Penn.

The $3 million tuner, starring Tom Hewitt as the doc who talks to animals, was booked through June and skedded to head to Chicago after Hershey.

In a statement, producer Nick Scandalios of Nederlander Presentations said, “While we are extremely proud of ‘Doctor Dolittle’ onstage, it simply is not translating to ticket sales and finding its audience.”

(Matt Wolf in London contributed to this report.)

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