STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Paul Alexander Nolan, Kelli Barrett and More in MY FAIR LADY at Bay Street Theater
Bay Street Theater has just announced that MY FAIR LADY will be extended through September 4 due to popular demand. The classic musical has book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. It is based on the play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw and Gabriel Pascal's motion picture. The production is directed by Michael Arden, Tony Award nominee and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner for Best Director of a Musical for the Broadway revival of Spring Awakening. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
MY FAIR LADY stars Paul Alexander Nolan (Bright Star/Drama Desk nominee, Doctor Zhivago/Outer Critics Circle nominee, Once, Jesus Christ Superstar, Daddy Long Legs) as Professor Henry Higgins and Kelli Barrett (Doctor Zhivago, Wicked, Rock of Ages) as Eliza Doolittle. Also starring is Tony nominee Howard McGillin (The Phantom of the Opera, Gigi, Anything Goes, and featured in Bay Street's Grey Gardens last season) as Colonel Pickering; Tony Award-winner Carole Shelley (The Elephant Man, Billy Elliott: The Musical, Wicked, The Odd Couple) as Mrs. Higgins; Karen Murphy (A Little Night Music, 9 to 5, All Shook Up) as Mrs. Pearce/Mrs. Eynsford-Hill; John O'Creagh (National tours of Hello, Dolly! andWest Side Story) as Alfred P. Doolittle; Bobby Conte Thornton (New York: Starting Here Starting Now; Regional:"Forum" and A Comedy of Tenors)as Freddy Eynsford-Hill; and Ryan Fitzgerald(International Tour: West Side Story) as Karpathy.
The production team includes Chase Brock (Choreography), Adam Wachter (Music Director),Dane Laffrey (Set Design), Asta Bennie Hostetter and Dane Laffrey (Costume Design), Howell Binkley (Lighting Design), Joel Abbott (Sound Design), Andrew Diaz (Props Design), Meg Murphy (Hair and Makeup Design), andStephen Gabis (Dialect Coach). Casting by Stewart/Whitley.
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