Directed by Robert Moss, the cast features Kate Fisher as Eliza, Walter Hudson as Henry Higgins and Malcolm Ingram as Colonel Pickering. The company also includes Marie Kemp, Craig Macdonald, Jenna Lee Barber, Elizabeth Ingram, Alan Souza, Walter Hudson, Ken Jennings and Roxanne Parker.
Kate Fisher was seen as Cosette in the Broadway and touring productions of Les Misérables. Walter Hudson played the Pirate King in The Pirates of Penzance both on and Off-Broadway. Malcolm Ingram was seen on Broadway in The Rivals.
My Fair Lady is based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion and features a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The original Broadway production opened on March 15, 1956, ran for over six years and won nine Tony Awards, including one for Best Musical. The score contains such Broadway classics as "I Could Have Danced All Night," "On the Street Where You Live," "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?" and "Get Me to the Church on Time."
The Helen Hayes production will feature a rearranged score for two grand pianos, which will be situated on a raised platform above the stage.
The creative team for My Fair Lady comprises Anthony Salatino (choreography), David Nelson (musical direction), Adam Stockhausen (scenic design), Nanzi Adzima (costume design), Tyler Micoleau (lighting design), Jonathan Herter (sound design) and Kristina Scalone (wig designer). The Helen Hayes Theatre Company is located at 117 Main Street in Nyack, NY; call (845) 358-6333 for tickets. For more information, go to www.hhtco.org.