A Loverly Evening: Errico and Lithgow Star in Bowl's My Fair Lady Aug. 3

News   A Loverly Evening: Errico and Lithgow Star in Bowl's My Fair Lady Aug. 3
Tony Award winner John Lithgow and recent Tony nominee Melissa Errico head the cast of a semi-staged concert reading of My Fair Lady Aug. 3 at the Hollywood Bowl.

Errico, who starred as Eliza Doolittle in the 1993 My Fair Lady revival opposite Richard Chamberlain, will reprise that role for the Bowl production. The recent Amour star will be joined onstage by Lithgow as Prof. Henry Higgins, Roger Daltrey as Alfred P. Doolittle, Paxton Whitehead as Colonel Pickering, Rosemary Harris as Mrs. Higgins, Kevin Early as Freddy Eynsford-Hill and Lauri Johnson as Mrs. Pearce.

The company comprises Jody Ashworth, Brooke Aston, Chad Borden, Larry Cedar, Nikki Crawford, Melissa Driscol, Eddie Driscoll, Andy Ferrara, Phil Gold, Henry Graham, Seth Hampton, Richard Israel, Diana Kavalis, Linda Kerns, Frank Kopyc, Robert Lauder Jr., Roy Leake Jr., Don Lucas, Bets Malone, Robert Marra, Claci Miller, Jill Morrison, Joanne O'Brien, Jindra Payne, Robert Pendilla, Tracy Powell, Barbi Lynn Rinks, Johanna Sapakie, Wayne Scherzer and Carol Swarbick.

The Hollywood Bowl is presenting the famed Alan Jay Lerner-Frederick Loewe musical as part of its Weekend Spectaculars series. Gordon Hunt directs the musical, featuring the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra under the direction of John Mauceri. The 7:30 PM concert will also feature the Mitch Hanlon Singers.

My Fair Lady is based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion and features 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 Hollywood Bowl is located at 2301 Highland Avenue in Hollywood, CA. Tickets for My Fair Lady are available by calling (323) 850-2000. Go to www.hollywoodbowl.org for more information.

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