This is billed as a 100th-anniversary production of the classic about a lower-class flower girl named Eliza who breaks down social barriers after she learns to speak perfect English under the wing of Higgins.
Leonard last appeared on the Old Globe stage as Edgar in Jack O'Brien's 1993 presentation of King Lear starring Hal Holbrook. The actor came to national fame in the film "Dead Poets Society."
The Old Globe production of Pygmalion coincides with the 100th anniversary of its 1913 premiere in Vienna, Austria. The Globe has presented Shaw's masterpiece once before in a 1985 production directed by former artistic director Jack O'Brien.
Additional casting for this production will be announced.
Tickets are currently available by subscription only. Single tickets go on sale Dec. 9 at noon.
Tickets can be purchased online at TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You