Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe
Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s Play and
Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture “PYGMALION”
Directed by Scott Edmiston
Running Time 2 hours 50 minutes(including intermission)
2015/16 Season sponsored by Stephen & Stephanie Wasser
Production sponsored by Nina & Don Berk
Christopher Chew, playing Henry Higgins, sponsored by Mary K. Eliot in Honor of Supratik Bose
Costumes sponsored by Francine & Bill Crawford
Music sponsored by Jo-An Heileman
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A cast of Boston's favorites reminagines the timeless musical with 1930's flair!
Featuring: Remo Airaldi*, Elise Arsenault*, Tony Catellanos*, Christopher Chew*, Catherine Lee Christie, Jennifer Ellis*, Beth Gotha*, Meghan LaFlam, Carla Martinez, Kathryn McKellar, Cheryl McMahon* Davron Monroe*, Andy Papas*, Aaron Michael Ray, Jared Trolio* and J.T. Turner*.
As the Lyric Stage has shown with Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, Big River, and more, our forte is turning a grand musical into a completely thrilling event in our uniquely intimate space. Now, director Scott Edmiston will re-fashion My Fair Lady, the delightful story of a down-on-her- luck London flower girl taken on as an “experiment” by a chauvinistic speech therapist, into another Lyric Stage winner. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s beloved play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady introduced the world to a treasure trove of classic tunes including “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “On the Street Where You Live,” “The Rain in Spain,” and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face.”
It's time to meet Eliza Doolittle. She's not the Eliza you've known.
She's smart, sassy and decked in 1930's glamour. Watch actress Jennifer Ellis* transform into the new Eliza that you'll fall in love with in My Fair Lady. See this timeless musical reimagined in the Lyric Stage's intimate space. Get your seats now!