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My Fair Lady

Lerner & Loewe

My Fair Lady

Regent TheatreMay 11 – July 29, 2017
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Wed 26.7.17
1:00 PM
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Wed 26.7.17
7:30 PM
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Thu 27.7.17
1:00 PM
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Thu 27.7.17
7:30 PM
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Fri 28.7.17
7:30 PM
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Sat 29.7.17
2:00 PM
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Sat 29.7.17
7:30 PM
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PRESENTED BY OPERA AUSTRALIA & JOHN FROST
NEW PRODUCTION

Ground-breaking, glorious and grand...

Celebrating the beloved original, Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady comes to the Regent Theatre, under the direction of Julie Andrews.

Marking the show's 60th anniversary year, Opera Australia and John Frost join forces to honour the past and bring the beloved story of Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins to a new generation of theatre audiences.

The Cinderella story about the Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, and the appealingly arrogant phoneticist, Professor Higgins, is an endearing tale that charms audiences  with its warmth and vivid characters.

The clash of cultures sparks some of the theatre's most jubilant songs and witty dialogue. The triumphant score features unforgettable numbers including 'Wouldn't It Be Loverly?', 'On the Street Where You Live', 'I Could Have Danced All Night', and 'Get Me to the Church on Time'.

In 1956, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's masterful retelling of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion took the world by storm. Playing the irresistible Eliza Doolittle was a young Julie Andrews, in only her second role on Broadway, a role that would catapult her into international stardom.

In a world first, Julie Andrews will direct a glorious production of My Fair Lady, teaming up with the Tony Award-winning Christopher Gattelli and associates of the musical's original designers, Cecil Beaton and Oliver Smith.

A stellar cast of Australian theatre royalty and emerging talent will be showcased in this truly momentous production.

This is a theatre event not to be missed.


Book & Lyrics Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe
Adapted from George Bernard Shaw's play and Gabriel Pascal's motion picture Pygmalion
   
Director Julie Andrews
Choreographer Christopher Gattelli
Set Designer Oliver Smith
Costume Designer Cecil Beaton
Scenic Supervision Rosaria Sinisi
Costume Recreation John David Ridge
Lighting Designer Richard Pilbrow
Sound Designer Michael Waters
Hair and Wig Designer John Isaacs
Make-up Designer Rick Sharp 
Musical Director Guy Simpson
Associate Scenic Supervisor Naomi Berger
Associate Lighting Designer Michael Gottlieb
Associate Choreographer Stephen Bienskie
Associate Director

Karen Johnson Mortimer

   

Professor Higgins

Charles Edwards

Eliza Doolittle

Anna O'Byrne (until 2 July)
Elisa Colla (from 4 July)

Alfred P. Doolittle

Reg Livermore

Mrs. Higgins

Robyn Nevin (until 2 July)
Pamela Rabe (from 4 July)

Freddy Eynsford-Hill

Mark Vincent

Colonel Pickering

Tony Llewellyn-Jones

Mrs. Pearce

Deidre Rubenstein

Karpathy

Glen Hogstrom

   
Ensemble Justin Anderson
 

Octavia Barron Martin

  Deborah Caddy
  Rodney Dobson
  Josh Gates
  Tom Handley
  Matt Heyward
  Kate Maree Hoolihan
  Georgina Hopson
  Erin James
  Hollie James
  Todd Keys
  James Lee
 

Allyce Martins

 

Julia McRae

 

Holly Meegan

  Scott Morris
 

Joel Parnis

  Jackie Rees
  Josh Robson
  Vanessa Rosewarne
 

Ashleigh Rubenach

 

Greta Sherriff

 

David Sirianni

 

Sophie Viskich

 

Paul Whiteley

 

Katherine Wiles

  Don Winsor
 

Karlis Zaid


Running time: approximately 3 hours, including interval.

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