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My Fair Lady   

Mark Hellinger Theatre, (3/15/1956 - 2/24/1962)
Broadhurst Theatre, (2/28/1962 - 4/14/1962)
Broadway Theatre, (4/18/1962 - 9/29/1962)
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Opening Date: Mar 15, 1956    
Closing Date: Sep 29, 1962 Total Performances: 2717

Category: Musical, Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: In and around London, 1912.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Anthony Brady Farrell
Produced by Herman Levin
"Pygmalion" produced on the screen by Gabriel Pascal
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Adapted from "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw; Music arranged by Robert Russell Bennett and Phil Lang; Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman; Musical Director: Franz Allers; Choral arrangements by Gino Smart
Directed by Moss Hart; Choreographed by Hanya Holm
Production Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Cecil Beaton; Lighting Design by Feder; Hair Design by Ernest Adler; Wig Design by Ira Senz; Costumes executed by Helene Pons
General Manager: Philip Adler
Production Stage Manager: Samuel Liff; Stage Manager: Jerry Adler and Bernard Hart
Assistant Conductor: Harris Danziger; Dance Pianist: Freda Miller
Press Representative: Richard Maney, Peggy Phillips and Robert Hector; Press Assistant: Lila Glaser; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Dance Captain: Crandall Diehl
Julie AndrewsEliza Doolittle
Rex HarrisonHenry Higgins
(Mar 15, 1956 - Dec 23, 1957)
Robert CooteColonel Pickering
Stanley HollowayAlfred P. Doolittle
Cathleen NesbittMrs. Higgins
Estelle AzaDancing Ensemble
Philippa BevansMrs. Pearce
Paul BrownFlunkey
Thatcher ClarkeDancing Ensemble
Melisande CongdonSinging Ensemble
Cathy ConklinFlower Girl
Dancing Ensemble
Margaret CuddyDancing Ensemble
Imelda De MartinBusker
Dancing Ensemble
Pat DiamondDancing Ensemble
Crandall DiehlDancing Ensemble
Gordon DilworthSelsey Man
Lord Boxington
Pat DrylieDancing Ensemble
David EvansDancing Ensemble
Gordon EwingFootman
Singing Ensemble
Lola FisherSinging Ensemble
Rosemary GainesServant
Singing Ensemble
Maribel HammerQueen of Transylvania
Singing Ensemble
Barbara HeathDancing Ensemble
Christopher HewettBystander
Zoltan Karpathy
Carl JeffreyBusker
Dancing Ensemble
Glenn KezerSecond Cockney
Singing Ensemble
John Michael KingFreddy Eynsford-Hill
William KrachFootman
Singing Ensemble
Vera LeeDancing Ensemble
Nancy LynchDancing Ensemble
Rod McLennanAnother Bystander
James MorrisThird Cockney
Singing Ensemble
Barton MumawChauffeur
Dancing Ensemble
Gene NettlesDancing Ensemble
Colleen O'ConnorServant
Singing Ensemble
Olive Reeves-SmithMrs. Hopkins
Lady Boxington
Viola RoacheMrs. Eynsford-Hill
Joe RoccoBusker
Dancing Ensemble
Fernando SchaffenburgDancing Ensemble
Muriel ShawServant
Singing Ensemble
Reid SheltonFirst Cockney
Singing Ensemble
Patti SpanglerSinging Ensemble
Herb SurfaceFourth Cockney
Singing Ensemble
David ThomasHoxton Man
Singing Ensemble
Gloria Van DorpeServant
Singing Ensemble
James WhiteDancing Ensemble
Judith WilliamsMrs. Higgins' Maid
Dancing Ensemble
Understudies: Constance Brigham (Eliza Doolittle), Paul Brown (Jamie), Gordon Dilworth (Alfred P. Doolittle), Maribel Hammer (Mrs. Hopkins), Christopher Hewett (Henry Higgins), Glenn Kezer (Harry), Rod McLennan (Colonel Pickering), Olive Reeves-Smith (Mrs. Eynsford-Hill, Mrs. Pearce), Viola Roache (Mrs. Higgins), Reid Shelton (Freddy Eynsford-Hill) and David Thomas (Zoltan Karpathy)
Tony Award®
winner 1957 Best Musical [winner] 
 Book by Alan Jay Lerner ;  Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ;  Music by Frederick Loewe ;  Produced by Herman Levin
winner 1957 Best Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Rex Harrison
 1957 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Julie Andrews
 1957 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Robert Coote
 1957 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Stanley Holloway
winner 1957 Best Scenic Design [winner] 
  Oliver Smith
winner 1957 Best Costume Design [winner] 
  Cecil Beaton
 1957 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Hanya Holm
winner 1957 Conductor and Musical Director [winner] 
 Musical Director: Franz Allers
winner 1957 Best Direction [winner] 
  Moss Hart
Theatre World
winner 1956 Award [recipient] 
  John Michael King
music by Frederick Loewe; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1 Sung By
Street EntertainersBuskers
Why Can't the English?Henry Higgins
Wouldn't It be Loverly?Eliza Doolittle and Cockneys
With a Little Bit of LuckAlfred P. Doolittle, Harry and Jamie
I'm an Ordinary ManHenry Higgins
With a Little Bit of Luck (Reprise) Alfred P. Doolittle and Ensemble
Just You WaitEliza Doolittle
The Rain in SpainHenry Higgins, Eliza Doolittle and Colonel Pickering
I Could Have Danced All NightEliza Doolittle, Mrs. Pearce and Maids
Ascot GavotteFull Ensemble
On the Street Where You LiveFreddy Eynsford-Hill
The Embassy WaltzHenry Higgins, Eliza Doolittle, Zoltan Karpathy and Full Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
You Did ItHenry Higgins, Colonel Pickering, Mrs. Pearce and The Servants
Just You Wait (Reprise) Eliza Doolittle
On the Street Where You Live (Reprise) Freddy Eynsford-Hill
Show MeEliza Doolittle and Freddy Eynsford-Hill
Wouldn't It be Loverly? (Reprise) Eliza Doolittle and Cockneys
Get Me to the Church on TimeAlfred P. Doolittle, Harry, Jamie and Ensemble
A Hymn to HimHenry Higgins
Without YouEliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins
I've Grown Accustomed to Her FaceHenry Higgins