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Synopsis

My Fair Lady is a beautiful musical about transformation, patronage, gender politics and class, based on George Bernard Shaw’s play, Pygmalion. Acclaimed Professor and confirmed bachelor Henry Higgins makes a wager with his linguistic colleague Colonel Pickering that in six months he can pass off “gutter snipe” Eliza Doolittle as a duchess at an embassy ball. Through arduous training, day and night, Eliza learns how to speak English “properly,” and transforms into a lady respected and adored by all classes. Along the way she bewitches young Freddy Einsford-Hill into falling in love with her, and convinces a supposed linguistics expert that she is royalty. Through her transformation process, Eliza forges a deep connection with Colonel Pickering and most especially with Professor Higgins. However, she finds herself in a difficult position, now too refined to go back to her old life and not with any means or desire to live life as a lady of leisure – especially by herself. When Higgins completely fails to acknowledge Eliza’s role in her own transformation, she leaves his home. It is only then that Higgins realizes that he cares deeply for Eliza.

Prices

Tuesday

6 March 2018

7.30pm

£16.00

Wednesday

7 March 2018

7.30pm

£17.00

Thursday

8 March 2018

7.30pm

£17.00

Friday

9 March 2018

7.30pm

£17.00

Saturday

10 March 2018

2.30pm

£16.00

Saturday

10 March 2018

7.30pm

£17.00

My Fair Lady 6th - 10th March 2018