A Loverly Preview of Broadway's My Fair Lady
Lauren Ambrose, Harry Hadden-Paton, and Norbert Leo Butz star in the musical at Lincoln Center Theater.
Lincoln Center Theater has released footage from its new Broadway revival of My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher. The production opens April 19 at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre.
Check out the video below.
Featured in the cast are Lauren Ambrose (Eliza Doolittle), Harry Hadden-Paton (Henry Higgins), Norbert Leo Butz (Alfred P. Doolittle), Diana Rigg (Mrs. Higgins), Allan Corduner (Colonel Pickering), Jordan Donica (Freddy Eynsford-Hill), Linda Mugleston (Mrs. Pearce), and Manu Narayan (Zoltan Karpathy).
The ensemble is made up of Cameron Adams, Shereen Ahmed, Kerstin Anderson, Heather Botts, John Treacy Egan, Rebecca Eichenberger, SuEllen Estey, Christopher Faison, Steven Trumon Gray, Adam Grupper, Michael Halling, Joe Hart, Sasha Hutchings, Kate Marilley, Liz McCartney, Justin Lee Miller, Rommel Pierre O'Choa, Keven Quillon, JoAnna Rhinehart, Tony Roach, Lance Roberts, Blair Ross, Christine Cornish Smith, Paul Slade Smith, Samantha Sturm, Matt Wall, Michael Williams, Minami Yusui, and Lee Zarrett.
Adapted from George Bernard Shaw's play and producer Gabriel Pascal's motion picture Pygmalion, My Fair Lady, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, premiered on Broadway on March 15, 1956. The legendary original production, directed by Moss Hart and designed by Oliver Smith and Cecil Beaton, starred Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews, won six Tony Awards including Best Musical, and ran for 2,717 performances, making it, at the time, the longest-running musical in Broadway history.