My Fair Lady Broadway Revival Announces Closing Date
The run will end with Laura Benanti as Eliza Doolittle.
Lincoln Center Theater has announced that its Broadway revival of My Fair Lady will end its run at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on Sunday, July 7. The production will have played a total of 548 performances (39 previews and 509 performances).
Upcoming plans for the production include a national tour, which, after a tryout run in Syracuse, New York, will open on Thursday, December 19, at the Opera House at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC; and a London West End production, date to be announced.
The cast includes Laura Benanti as Eliza Doolittle, Harry Hadden-Paton as Professor Henry Higgins, Alexander Gemignani as Alfred P. Doolittle, Rosemary Harris as Mrs. Higgins, Allan Corduner as Colonel Pickering, Christian Dante White as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, Linda Mugleston as Mrs. Pearce, and Clarke Thorell as Professor Zoltan Karpathy, with Cameron Adams, Shereen Ahmed, Mark Aldrich, Kerstin Anderson, Becca Ayers, Barbara Jo Bednarczuk, Rebecca Eichenberger, SuEllen Estey, Christopher Faison, Hannah Florence, Steven Trumon Gray, Adam Grupper, Michael Halling, Joe Hart, Mary Claire King, Michael X. Martin, Lauralyn McClelland, Justin Lee Miller, Rommel Pierre O'Choa, Keven Quillon, JoAnna Rhinehart, Lance Roberts, Blair Ross, Brian Shepard, Samantha Sturm, Matt Wall, Michael Williams, Minami Yusui, and Lee Zarrett.
Adapted from George Bernard Shaw's play and Gabriel Pascal's motion picture Pygmalion, My Fair Lady features a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The new revival features choreography by Christopher Gattelli, with sets by Michael Yeargan, lighting by Donald Holder, sound by Marc Salzberg, and Tony-winning costume design by Catherine Zuber.