Who starred in the original My Fair Lady on Broadway?

Who starred in the original My Fair Lady on Broadway?

Principal roles and casting history

Character Broadway (1956) Hollywood Bowl (2003)
Eliza Doolittle Julie Andrews Melissa Errico
Henry Higgins Rex Harrison John Lithgow
Alfred P. Doolittle Stanley Holloway Roger Daltrey
Mrs. Higgins Cathleen Nesbitt Rosemary Harris

How old is Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady?

At first Warner thought that Rex Harrison, who turned 56 in 1964, looked too old to be the love interest of the 19-year-old Eliza Doolittle character.

Who wrote My Fair Lady Music?

Alan Jay Lerner
My Fair Lady/Lyricists

Who played Eliza Doolittle on Broadway 1956?

Julie Andrews
Directed by Moss Hart, the musical opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre on March 15, 1956. The cast starred Julie Andrews as Eliza Doolittle and Rex Harrison as Henry Higgins and also featured Stanley Holloway as Alfred P. Doolittle, Cathleen Nesbitt as Mrs. Higgins and Robert Coote as Colonel Pickering.

Who wrote songs for My Fair Lady?

Frederick LoeweAndré Previn
My Fair Lady/Music composed by

Are Eliza and Eliza Doolittle the same person?

Eliza Sophie Caird (born 15 April 1988), better known by her stage name Eliza (formerly Eliza Doolittle), is an English singer and songwriter from Westminster, London.

Who are the main characters in my Fair Lady?

The film stars Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle and Rex Harrison as Henry Higgins , with Stanley Holloway, Gladys Cooper and Wilfrid Hyde-White in supporting roles. A critical and commercial success, it won eight Academy Awards , including Best Picture , Best Actor, and Best Director.

What is the story of my Fair Lady?

My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion , 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 lady.

Who is the cast of my Fair Lady on Broadway?

Under the direction of Bartlett Sher , Lerner & Loewe ’s MY FAIR LADY features a cast of 37 including Lauren Ambrose as Eliza Doolittle , Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins , Norbert Leo Butz as Alfred P. Doolittle , Diana Rigg as Mrs. Higgins, Allan Corduner as Colonel Pickering , Jordan Donica as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, Linda Mugleston as Mrs. Pearce ,

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