'My Fair Lady' sets full West End cast
The classic Lerner and Loewe musical begins performances in May.
Wouldn't it be loverly to see these actors on the West End stage? My Fair Lady at the London Coliseum has announced its full cast. The production, which Bartlett Sher first directed on Broadway in 2018, runs from 7 May to 27 August, with opening night on 18 May. My Fair Lady tickets are on sale now.__
New cast members include BAFTA award-winning comedian Stephen K. Amos as Alfred P. Doolittle and Olivier-nominated actor Malcolm Sinclair as Colonel Pickering. The cast is completed by Dammi Aregbeshola, Bernadette Bangura, Joseph Claus, Jordan Crouch, Jamie Cruttenden, Francessca Daniella-Baker, Barry Drummond, Bethany Huckle, Heather Jackson, Emma Johnson, Charlotte Kennedy, Sinead Kenny, Jenny Legg, Tom Liggins, Rebekah Lowings, Carl Patrick, Tom Ping, Dominique Planter, Joseph Poulton, John Stacey, Joshua Steel, Oliver Tester, Adam Vaughan, Annie Wensak, and Paul Westwood.
They join the previously announced Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle, Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins (reprising his Tony-nominated Broadway role), Dame Vanessa Redgrave as Mrs Higgins, Maureen Beattie as Mrs. Pearce, and Sharif Afifi as Freddy Eynsford-Hill.
Based on George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady follows Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle as she transforms into a dignified lady with Professor Henry Higgins's guidance. Sher's production received 10 Tony Award nominations on Broadway, winning one for costume design, and retains all the classic songs from Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's score including "Wouldn't It Be Loverly" and "Get Me to the Church on Time."
My Fair Lady is at the London Coliseum.
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