PHOTO CALL: Pygmalion Opening Night

News   PHOTO CALL: Pygmalion Opening Night The stars came out to celebrate another opening of another show, the Roundabout's revival of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, which officially opened on Broadway Oct. 18.

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The production of the classic Shaw comedy stars Jefferson Mays as Professor Henry Higgins along with Broadway newcomer Claire Danes as his pupil, Eliza Dolittle.

Pygmalion also features Boyd Gaines (as Colonel Pickering) and Jay O. Sanders (Alfred Doolittle). The ensemble includes Helen Carey (Mrs. Higgins), Brenda Wehle (Mrs. Pearce), Kerry Bishé (Clara Eynsford Hill), Kieran Campion (Freddy Eynsford Hill), Sandra Shipley (Mrs. Eynsford Hill), Jonathan Fielding (Bystander), Robin Moseley (Bystander) and Karen Walsh (Parlour Maid).

The David Grindley-directed production continues at Roundabout's American Airlines Theatre through Dec. 16.

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At left (from top): Claire Danes; Jefferson Mays and director David Grindley; Boyd Gaines; Jay O. Sanders and Marian Seldes; Mamie Gummer; Hugh Dancy; Lynn Nottage; Margie and Sheldon Harnick; Blythe Danner; Zac Posen; Maryann Plunkett; Scott Elliott and Chloe Sevigny; Amy Irving; Maury Yeston; Dana Ivey; Byron Jennings and Carolyn McCormick; and Frances Sternhagen.

Below: The cast of Pygmalion takes its opening-night bows.

photos by Aubrey Reuben
 

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