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Official production photos released for My Fair Lady on Broadway
Check out the new photos of Lincoln Center Theater's Broadway revival of My Fair Lady ahead of the official opening on April 19, 2018.
We've grown accustomed to these loverly new production photos from Lincoln Center Theater's current Broadway revival of Lerner & Loewe's classic musical My Fair Lady, directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, which began previews at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on March 15, 2018, and is set for an official opening next week, on April 19.
Take a look at principal cast members in action, including two-time Emmy Award nominee Lauren Ambrose (as Eliza Doolittle), Harry Hadden-Paton (making his NY stage debut as Henry Higgins), two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz (as Alfred P. Doolittle), Tony Award winner Diana Rigg (as Mrs. Higgins), Allan Corduner (as Colonel Pickering), and Jordan Donica (as Freddy Eynsford-Hill).
My Fair Lady features book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.
Synopsis: "Adapted from George Bernard Shaw's play and Gabriel Pascal's motion picture Pygmalion, the musical tells the story of a cockney flower girl named Eliza Doolittle, who attempts to pass as a lady after taking speech lessons from phoneticist professor Henry Higgins."
This production marks the first Broadway revival in 25 years. The musical originally premiered in 1956, directed by Moss Hart and starring Julie Andrews and Rex Harrison. The musical picked up a total of six Tony Awards in 1957, including "Best Musical." Three short-lived Broadway revivals were staged in 1976, 1981 and 1993.
The score of My Fair Lady features such musical theatre classics as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “Get Me to the Church on Time,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,” “The Rain in Spain,” “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face,” and “On the Street Where You Live.”
The creative team features music direction by Ted Sperling, choreography by Christopher Gattelli, scenic design by Michael Yeargan, costume design by Catherine Zuber, lighting design by Donald Holder, and sound design by Marc Salzberg.
My Fair Lady is produced by Lincoln Center Theater in association with Nederlander Presentations Inc.
My Fair Lady Tickets are available now for performances through to January 6, 2019.
(Photos by Joan Marcus).