My Fair Lady Tickets
My Fair Lady Information
My Fair Lady, perhaps the most beloved Lerner & Loewe musical of all time, returned to Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater from spring 2018, courtesy of Lincoln Center Theater.
The original cast included two-time Emmy Award-nominated "Six Feet Under" star Lauren Ambrose, taking on the lead role of Eliza Doolittle, with "Downton Abbey" and "The Crown" actor Harry Hadden-Paton making his NY stage debut as Henry Higgins, whilst two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz and "Game of Thrones" favorite Diana Rigg have been cast as Alfred P. Doolittle and Mrs. Higgins, respectively.
Marking the first Broadway revival in 25 years, the brand new production is directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher and is another shining example of Sher doing what Sher does best. Following his tremendous successes with South Pacific and The King and I, he has created yet another lavish and nostalgic representation of a timeless classic. With grand sets and elaborate costumes most directors would die for and rousing musical numbers galore, the audience is spoilt by an embarrassment of riches. Sher's interpretation of the ending of the piece may also surprise some attendees, but is actually more in line with the musical's original source material - George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. Kudos to Lincoln Center Theater for once again proving itself as the frontrunner in staging Broadway musical revivals.
My Fair Lady, which won six Tony Awards in 1957 including "Best Musical", features the musical theatre standards "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".
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
Adapted from George Bernard Shaw's play and Gabriel Pascal's motion picture Pygmalion, My Fair Lady 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.
Cast and creative
By: Book & Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, with Music by Frederick Loewe
Director: Bartlett Sher
Producer: Lincoln Center Theater in association with Nederlander Presentations Inc.
Cast list: Laura Benanti (as Eliza Doolittle until Jul 7), Harry Hadden-Paton (as Henry Higgins until Jul 6), Alexander Gemignani (as Alfred P. Doolittle), Rosemary Harris (as Mrs. Higgins), Allan Corduner (as Colonel Pickering), Christian Dante White (as Freddy Eynsford-Hill), Linda Mugleston (as Mrs. Pearce), and Clarke Thorell (as Zoltan Karpathy) NOTE : Michael Halling plays the role of Henry Higgins on Wednesday evening performances
Design: Michael Yeargan
Lighting: Donald Holder
Costume: Catherine Zuber
Choreography: Christopher Gattelli
Sound: Marc Salzberg
Other info: Music Direction by Ted Sperling