My Fair Lady

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An immensely popular musical by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe.

The original text

First produced in New Haven and New York 1956, London 1958.

Based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. See Pygmalion

South African Productions

First done in South Africa by **.

1962: Done by African Theatres with Diane Todd and David Oxley), at the Empire Theatre. It played to 234 packed houses, before repeating its success in Cape Town and Durban.

1982: The Port Elizabeth Gilbert & Sullivan Society.

1990: Presented by CAPAB Opera directed by Michael Atkinson. Costumes by Dicky Longhurst, original set designs by Andrew Botha for NAPAC.

2006: The Natal Playhouse with Ralph Lawson, Carol Trench and designs by Greg King),

2008: Artscape Opera (.

2009: The Port Elizabeth Gilbert & Sullivan Society, directed by Paul Griffiths.


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