My Fair Lady

Adapted from "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw

My Fair Lady is a musical based upon George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion and with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor Henry Higgins, a phoneticist, so that she may pass as a well-born lady. The musical's 1956 Broadway production was a hit, setting what was then the record for the longest run of any major musical theatre production in history. It was followed by a hit London production, a popular film version, and numerous revivals. It has been called "the perfect musical".


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by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
PAQUITO FOREVER -a one-man cabaret show by the brilliant Joan Vázquez- will open in New York this season at Club Cumming, after his successful performances at Live at Zédel in London, and at different venues in Spain.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.
by Jonas Schwartz-Owen - Jan 8, 2020
The Welk Resort Theatre, located at the Welk Resort in San Diego, launches the Pulitzer Prize/Tony-winning A Chorus Line as part of its 39th Season. Director/Choreographer Hector Guerrero makes his debut on the Welk Resort stage with this beloved musical created by Michael Bennett in 1975 with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Ed Kleban, and a book by James Kirkwood Jr and Nicholas Dante. Guerrero spoke about his evolution as a dancer, choreographer, director as well as how this musical speaks to him.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Seven schools have been invited to perform on the main stage at the nation's leading high school theatre festival. The invitations are based on productions that were adjudicated last fall; four more will be invited this spring. (Complete list of schools and shows to-date follows.)
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
The names on everybody's lips are gonna be Erika Jayne and Paulo Szot! The pair of stars made their debuts in Broadway's long-running hit revival of Chicago on January 6th, and we're getting a peek inside their first bows! Check out the video to see the show's newest Roxie Hart and Billy Flynn rock Chicago!
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 6, 2020
Today's subject John Bell is currently living his theatre life as the musical director for the Bartlett Sher directed touring production of My Fair Lady which plays in the Opera House at the Kennedy Center now through January 19th.
by Carol Kassie - Jan 6, 2020
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??A sold-out run in January 2019, and consistent a?oewhen will you do this again?a?? questions have led to the creation of To Life 2: More Stories & Music Celebrating the Contributions of Jewish Composers to the Golden Age of Broadway.  This second iteration of last year's audience favorite will pick up where the previous show left off, with more songs, anecdotes, and stories, and will highlight the works of Marvin Hamlisch, Kander & Ebb, Dorothy Fields, George & Ira Gershwin, Jerry Herman, and many more. To Life 2 will run in the Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park from January 10th through February 2nd.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
The North American Tour of Fiddler on the Roof performs at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) February 11 - 16, 2020, starring Israeli theatre, film and TV actor, Yehezkel Lazarov as Tevye.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
The 3 Redneck Tenors will be bringing Broadway to Marietta with 3 Redneck Tenors: Broadway Bound at the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre on January 11-12, 2020. Based out of Dallas, TX, the Tenors have been seen as top 10 finalists on America's Got Talent, on Larry The Cable Guy's Only in America, and live in theaters across the nation.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Black Box Performing Arts Center will kick off 2020 with a new production of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion! Pygmalion is the play that inspired the hit Broadway musical My Fair Lady, but in this version Eliza Doolittle is nobody's lady. This production will give you a closer look at Henry Higgins' wild experiment than you've ever seen before.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will again present I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been on February 3, 2020, at 9:30pm. Everyone has dreams that we fear will pass us by. For actors those come in the shape and form of roles-whether they're grown up and become too old for that child star turn, to the soprano never being considered for the baritone lead, everyone has a song in their heart that they'll likely never get to see come to fruition with a crowd and in lights.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
A seminal work of Jewish culture or an act of traitorous libel? Indecent explores the origins of the highly controversial play The God of Vengeance by Sholem Asch. We follow the path of the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it in this deeply moving play accompanied by a small live klezmer band.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse is pulling out all the stops for the 10th annual Bubbles, Baubles & Broadway Gala presented on Monday, March 2 at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort in Naples, chaired by philanthropists Jane and Dave Wilson.
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jan 24, 2020
Bartlett Sher fiddles with the legendary perfection of MY FAIR LADY, freshly illuminating the characters of Professor Higgins, Eliza, and Freddy - while risking unexpected tech difficulties.
by Abigail Charpentier - Jan 24, 2020
On Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards will name the newest Best Musical Theater Album based on cast recordings released in the previous year. This year, the nominees for the award includeAin't Too Proud: The Life And Times Of The Temptations, Hadestown, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, The Music Of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child - In Four Contemporary Suites and Oklahoma!. Before a new cast album takes home the title, look back on the 10 most recent cast recordings to win the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) has made its initial announcement of the upcoming 34th Annual MAC Awards. The awards presentation and show will take place on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm, at SONY Hall on 46th Street in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Award winning Broadway and Cabaret star, Jeff Harnar is Coming to St. Boniface on Siesta Key for a very special engagement. This concert will run in Sarasota, FL at St. Boniface Episcopal Church on February 21, 2020 at 7:30pm. The concert is preceded by a cocktail hour with complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Each ticket purchase includes 2 free drink vouchers. Tickets ($30/$40 includes ticket to Nunsense the Musical) are available at
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
The previously announced Neil Diamond musical is inching its way closer to Broadway!
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor releases his new album, American Standard on February 28TH, 2020 via Fantasy Records.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts today announced that legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor will perform at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival on Friday, June 19th with special guest Jackson Browne.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
To celebrate Selena Gomez's triumphant return to the top of the charts, the Broadway Loves series will return to Feinstein's/54 Below on April 27th for a Rare Revival encore performance of Broadway Loves Selena Gomez.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Broadway Records announced today that the original concept album for Platinum Girls - The Musical will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, February 28, 2020. The album is currently available for pre-order at and will be available at Broadway Records' booth at BroadwayCon.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre will present the divine comedy An Act of God, February 13 - March 8, with previews February 11 and 12. Due to a large advance, and the increasingly popularity of the Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series, An Act of God is adding a week of performances, which was originally scheduled to close on March 1.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents “Everybody,” the award-winning, Pulitzer Prize finalist comedy that asks us to consider: What is a life well lived? Directed by Orlando Pabotoy in his PlayMakers debut, the production runs from January 22 to February 9, 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
BroadwayWorld has just learned that Danny Burstein has officially returned to the cast of Moulin Rouge! after a six-week medical leave of absence to repair a torn meniscus. Burstein plays the role of 'Harold Zidler.'
by Neil Shurley - Jan 20, 2020
When you are in something this good, with fantastically talented people and a design team like this, you just feel lucky.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 19, 2020
The last time Paulo Szot was on Broadway, it was in an enchanted, Tony-winning debut. Twelve years later, he's back to paint the town.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Tony Award-nominated singer, actress and writer Melissa Errico, has starred on Broadway in Anna Karenina, My Fair Lady, High Society and many other stellar productions.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Tony nominee Mary Bridget Davies, best known for her onstage work channeling the late rock icon Janis Joplin, will release an album of compellingly reimagined songs by the legendary songwriter and Grammy® winning producer Jerry Ragovoy. The album is dedicated  to Davies' sister who tragically took her own life. Broadway Records will release the studio album, digitally and in stores, on Friday, March 20, 2020. The album is currently available for pre-order at 
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
AMC Networks announced today from the Television Critics' Association (TCA) Press Tour spring premiere dates for several new and returning original series, including the highly anticipated debuts of AMC's The Walking Dead: World Beyond and three-part series Quiz, a third season of BBC AMERICA's award-winning Killing Eve, the fourth and final season of IFC's acclaimed series Brockmire and the return of SundanceTV's psychological thriller Liar. As previously announced, AMC's Better Call Saul season five debuts with a special two-night premiere event on Sunday, February 23 at 10:00 p.m. ET/9c and Monday, February 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET/8c and the new anthology series Dispatches From Elsewhere premieres Sunday, March 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET/9c. In addition, the next series in BBC AMERICA's Emmy® Award-winning Planet franchise, Seven Worlds, One Planet will air as a multi-network event across BBC AMERICA, AMC, IFC and SundanceTV this Saturday, January 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET/8c.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, will present Lincoln Center Theater: Intimate Apparel by Ricky Ian Gordon and Lynn Nottage with Bartlett Sher on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Broadway In Chicago has announced that tickets for the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater's production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher, will go on sale Friday, January 17. Lerner & Lowe's My Fair Lady will play Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) from March 24 - April 12, 2020.
by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 15, 2020
It's time to celebrate the people who keep so many shows afloat with their work ethic, adaptability and brains full of choreography: swings! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Actors Equity is celebrating its fifth annual Swing Day today, honoring the hard-working performers who stay ready to go on at a moment's notice, for multiple roles. We're getting in on the celebration by highlighting some of the swings that are lighting up the stage both on Broadway and on national tours.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Calling all high school students! Enrollment is now open for students in grades 10 to 12 for a?oeTheatre Industry Career Paths,a?? a brand-new educational offering from Starlight that provides students who aspire to work in the theatre industry an opportunity to explore the vast array of careers availablea?"both on stage and off. Through an exciting partnership with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, this course will allow students to earn one hour of college credit through UMKC. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Laura Benanti, renowned Broadway and TV performer, will perform at the Lesher Center for the Arts for one-night-only on Friday, January 31, 2020. She presents a one-woman production, Tales from Soprano Isle, marked with uproarious monologues, witty stories, and flawless soprano vocals from both classic Broadway productions as well as recognizable, modern tunes.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
After a stunning opening weekend, there are just two weekends left to catch this new production of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion at Black Box Performing Arts Center. Pygmalion is the play that inspired the hit Broadway musical My Fair Lady, but in this version Eliza Doolittle is nobody's lady. This immersive production gives audiences a vibrant look at Henry Higgins' wild experiment.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Musical Theatre West (MTW) brings five-time Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center February 7-23.  Based on E.L. Doctorow's acclaimed novel, the 13-time Tony-nominated musical tells the story of three families trying to find their way during the turn of the 20th century in New York City; each struggling with the changing cultural climate in America and each facing the promise of hope and new beginnings in the midst of prejudice and bigotry.  Showcasing music and lyrics by the Tony Award-winning team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens and a Tony Award-winning book by Terrence McNally, Ragtime features a score with such memorable songs as a?oeYour Daddy's Son,a?? a?oeWheels of a Dream,a?? a?oeTill We Reach That Daya?? and a?oeMake Them Hear You.a??
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the full company for the world premiere of Eduardo Machado's (Havana Is Waiting, The Cook) Celia and Fidel.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Casa Mañana's Reid Cabaret Theatre presents the Spring 2020 Season with Broadway Reimagined: Spencer Day, A Tribute to the King: Taylor Rodriguez and Come Together: When the 60s Meet the 70s: Carole J. Bufford. Tickets are on sale now.
by Carol Kassie - Jan 13, 2020
Get a first look at photos of the cast, director, and music director of To Life 2: More Stories & Music Celebrating the Contributions of Jewish Composers to the Golden Age of Broadway. The production will run through February 2nd at the Willow Theatre in Boca Raton.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 13, 2020
El actor sustituye a Ivan Labanda que se ha unido al grupo de profesores de Operación Triunfo 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2019
We saw a lot of theater this year, and we hope you did too. With 2 million tickets sold to 4,400 different shows around the world, we're excited about all the performances you saw using TodayTix this year. (Not to mention 7.5 million Lottery entries, 800,000 Rush unlocks.) In honor of 2019 coming to a close and a new year and decade just around the corner, we're taking a look back at some of the top shows of the year. (Spoiler alert: Everybody loves a?oeWaitressa?? and a?oeCome From Away.a??)
by Rebecca Kaplan - Dec 30, 2019
Die-hard musical theater enthusiasts and fans of opera will love the Mikado, one of Gilbert and Sullivan's strongest scores. With quick-witted and clever lyrics that satirize society, you can easily see the influence G&S's works like The Mikado had on the works of American musical theater composers Rodgers and Hart, Stephen Sondheim, and Harnick and Bock. Some of the standout numbers from the score that you're probably already familiar with (or if not, you should be) include a?oeThree Little Maids,a?? a?oeThe Flowers That Bloom in the Spring (Tra La)a?? and a?oeTit-Willow.a??