Performance

VenueGarrick Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From12th May 2011
Opened25th May 2011
To3rd September 2011
WhenMon-Sat 19:30. Thu,Sat Mats 14:30
PricesFrom £25.00. To £49.50.
What is currently on at Garrick Theatre (V394)

Pygmalion

PygmalionT01084014517
Shaw's dramatisation of a Cockney flower girl's metamorphosis into a lady is not only a delightful fantasy but also has much to say about social class, money, spiritual freedom and womens' independence. Its combination of ideas and social comment, together with its rich comic characterization, make it one of the most enduring and entertaining of English comedies. Henry Higgins, Professor of Linguistics and confirmed bachelor, wagers that within six months he will transform flower seller, Eliza Doolittle, into a lady who can take her place in high society. Shaw's masterpiece is both brilliantly funny and a devastating critique of the English class system. This play formed the basis of "My Fair Lady".
Author George Bernard-Shaw


Archive :: production:T01084014517, play:S4689, venue:V394

Production details

Company

Producer Nica Burns
Producer Max Weitzenhoffer (for Nimax Theatres)
Producer Duncan C Weldon
Producer Paul Elliot (in association with Carole Winter and Michael Edwards for MJE Productions - Theatre Royal Haymarket)
Director Philip Prowse
Design Philip Prowse
Lighting Gerry Jenkinson
Performer Alistair McGowan (Henry Higgins)
Performer Peter Eyre (Colonel Pickering)
Performer Kara Tointon (Eliza Doolittle)
Performer Diana Rigg (Mrs Higgins)
Performer Brendan Hooper (Alfred Doolittle)

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