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My Fair Lady

The Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts in association with The Santa Barbara Symphony present My Fair Lady in Concert.

When: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 3 p.m.

Where: Granada Theatre, 1214 State St., Santa Barbara

Cost: $43 - $93

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Theater

Description:

The famed 1956 musical features book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner with music by Frederick Loewe and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The famous original score will be performed by the Santa Barbara Symphony under the direction of James Moore.

Recently staged for the first time at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., this all-star event includes Tony Award winner Gregory Jbara as Alfred P. Doolittle, Olivier Award winner Laura Michelle Kelly as Eliza Doolittle, Academy Award and multiple Emmy Award winner Cloris Leachman as Mrs. Higgins. Kennedy Center's Follies cast member Florence Lacey appears as Mrs. Pearce, two-time Tony Award winner Jonathan Pryce as Henry Higgins, Max von Essen as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, and Michael York as Colonel Pickering. This performance is made possible through special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.

My Fair Lady is adapted from George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion about a poor Cockney flower girl (Eliza Doolittle) who takes speech lessons from a snobbish phonetics professor (Henry Higgins) in order to pass for a lady in high society. It features one of Broadway's most beloved scores including "The Rain in Spain," "I Could Have Danced All Night," and "Get Me to the Church on Time."

Phone: 805-899-2222

Event posted Jan. 11, 2012
Last updated June 11, 2013

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