Event My Fair Lady
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Venue The State Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 2 January 1988
Last Date 13 February 1988
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "My Fair Lady is based upon George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion about the Cockney flower seller, Eliza Doolittle, who, as a result of a bet between phoneticians Professor Henry Higgins and Colonel Pickering, learns to speak 'proper' English and the social graces, and is eventually accepted into the upper classes".
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Musical
Name Function Notes
Francis Bell Actor Ensemble
Tom Blair Actor Ensemble
June Bronhill Actor Mrs Pearce
Helen Buday Actor Eliza Doolittle
Mark Byrne Actor Ensemble
Melasande-Jane Carlson Actor Ensemble
David Collins-White Actor Ensemble
Lorry D'Ercole Actor Ensemble
Grant Dale Actor Ensemble
Wim De Souza Actor Sir Reginald Tarrington
Graciano Debeljuh Actor Ensemble
Gregory Dempsey Actor Jamie
Faye Donaldson Actor Mrs Eynsford-Hill
David English Actor Ensemble
Noel Ferrier Actor Colonel Pickering
Lewis Fiander Actor Henry Higgins
Anna Field Actor Ensemble
Glenn Flavin Actor Ensemble
Robyn Forsythe Actor Ensemble
Simon Gallaher Actor Freddy Eynsford-Hill
Robert Henderson Actor Ensemble
Adele Johnston Actor Ensemble
Caroline Kaspar Actor Ensemble
Mary Lawrey Actor Ensemble
Lynette MacDonald Actor Ensemble
Michael James McCarren Actor Ensemble
Warren Mitchell Actor Alfred Doolittle
John Murphy Actor Harry
Sandra Oldis Actor Ensemble
Jennifer Parish Actor Ensemble
Craig Paroissien Actor Ensemble
Jacqui Rae Actor Ensemble
Madge Ryan Actor Mrs Higgins
Kris Schumacher Actor Dr Themistocles Stephanos
Jane E. Seymour Actor Ensemble
Andrew Shiner Actor Ensemble
John Simpson Actor Ensemble
Rex Taylor-Craig Actor Ensemble
Joanie Thomas Actor Lady Tarrington
Patricia Vivian Actor Ensemble
Victoria Watson Actor Ensemble
Natasha Weber Actor Ensemble
Philip Wilson Actor Ensemble
Alan Jay Lerner Book and Lyrics
Betty Pounder Choreographer
Frederick Loewe Composer
Jan Hurley Costume Designer
Rodney Fisher Director
Ken Mackenzie-Forbes Executive Producer
Sue Nattrass Executive Producer
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
Andrew Greene Musical Director
George Bernard Shaw Playwright
Anne Fraser Scenic Artist
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information "The original 1959 Melbourne production ran for a record-breaking four years. Then in 1970, J.C. Williamson's brought it back for a second season. Now it is with us again for a limited season in a new, lavish and enjoyable production".
Data Source
Source Description
Australian Theatre Record January 1988
Programme Mark Gogoll
Event Identifier 418