Alan Jay Lerner to Be Honored with Memorial Plaque at St. Paul's Church, Covent Garden

News   Alan Jay Lerner to Be Honored with Memorial Plaque at St. Paul's Church, Covent Garden Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist of My Fair Lady, will be honored with a memorial plaque at the east end of St. Paul's Church, Covent Garden, close to the portico made famous as the place where the character Eliza Doolittle sold her flowers.

Liz Robertson, the lyricist's last wife, will unveil the plaque June 14 at 12:30 PM London time, the 25th anniversary of his death. It is expected to be attended by 200 people including Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Trevor Nunn, Tony Britton, Anthony Andrews, Don Black, Gerard Kenny and Sally-Ann Howes, and will include readings and performances of some of Alan Jay Lerner’s works.

The celebration, produced by Liz Robertson and directed by Hugh Wooldridge with musical direction by David Firman and Jason Carr, will feature The West End Chorus and students from Laine’s Theatre. The plaque is installed with the kind permission of Reverend Simon Grigg, Rector of St. Paul’s.

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