Schaffel and Vickery Star in My Fair Lady Tour, Launching at Atlanta's Fox Aug. 16

News   Schaffel and Vickery Star in My Fair Lady Tour, Launching at Atlanta's Fox Aug. 16 Marla Schaffel and John Vickery will play Eliza and Higgins in the new Theater of the Stars production of My Fair Lady that bows Aug. 16-21 at Atlanta's Fox Theatre prior to a nine-city tour.
Marla Schaffel and John Vickery
Marla Schaffel and John Vickery

The Lerner and Loewe classic based on Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion will be directed by Drew Scott Harris, and feature James Valentine as Colonel Pickering, Rob Donohoe as Alfred P. Doolittle, Jim Weitzer as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, Melinda Tanner as Mrs. Higgins and Ellen Horst as Mrs. Pearce. Vickery created the role of Scar in Broadway's The Lion King and Schaffel was the tireless and Tony Award-nominated Jane Eyre on Broadway. The creative team includes Lisa Guignard (choreographer), Tom Griffin (musical director), Benjamin Pearcy (lighting designer), Peter Fitzgerald (sound designer), Kenneth Foy (scenic designer) and Costume World (costumes).

Following Atlanta, My Fair Lady will play Vienna, VA; Providence, RI; Hartford, CT; Dayton, OH; Buffalo, NY; Rochester, NY; Memphis, TN; Fort Meyers, FL and Clearwater, FL.

The Fox Theatre is at 660 Peachtree Street in Atlanta. For more information, call (404) 817-8700 or visit www.theaterofthestars.com.