My Fair Lady Returns to Broadway

Posted by: Carol Lehman on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 12:00:00 am

So how fun does this sound? First Bette Midler revives Hello Holly and now a revival of on the most beloved Broadway musicals, My Fair Lady is set to return to the stage after a 25 year absence.

Tony winner Bartlett Sher will direct the new production at the Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theatre.

A stellar cast includes Lauren Ambrose who will portray the character of Eliza Doolittle, Harry Hadden-Paton plays Henry Higgins, Norbert Leo Butz as Alfred P. Doolittle and Diana Rigg as Mrs. Higgins.

Lauren Ambrose is a two-time Emmy nominee and winner of two Screen Actors Guild Awards for her role as Claire Fisher on HBO’s Six Feet Under.

Harry Hadden-Paton is most recently known for his role of Herbert (Bertie) Pelham in Downton Abbey and Martin Charteris in The Crown.

A full orchestra will play the original acclaimed score. One of the best musicals of the century, expect the memorable classic songs such as “The Rain in Spain,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,” and “I Could Have Danced All Night”.

The original Broadway stage production premiered in 1956 with Julie Andrews and Rex Harrison in the lead roles.

The storyline of a cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle and her encounter with Professor Henry Higgins will remain as it was in the original stage production.


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