Event Pygmalion
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Venue Playhouse, South Bank, QLD
First Date 7 November 2011
Opening Date 7 November 2011
Last Date 27 November 2011
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Is it possible to survive being dressed up and dragged into a tier of society that's utterly unfamiliar? Eliza is about to find out. In George Bernard Shaw's renowned play, uppity phonetics professor Henry Higgins plucks Eliza Doolittle off the streets in an effort to pass her off as a duchess. Can he transform a sow's ear into a silk purse in just six months to win a bet with his chum Colonel Pickering? And will the social experiment teach the aloof academic a few things in the process?

Michael Gow's Pygmalion is most definitely not My Fair Lady. While it boasts all the lavishness of a
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Subjects Class Issues
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Kerith Atkinson Actor Clara Eynsford Hill
Chris Betts Actor Alfred Doolittle
Carol Burns Actor Mrs Eynsford Hill
Robert Coleby Actor Professor Henry Higgins
Penny Everingham Actor Mrs Pearce
Ron Kelly Actor
Peter Marshall Actor Taximan/Bystander/Ambassador
Brad McMurray Actor Nepommuck/Bystander/Constable
Andrea Moor Actor Ambassador’s Wife/Bystander/ Parlourmaid
Bryan Probets Actor Colonel Pickering
Christopher Sommers Actor Freddie Eynsford Hill
Kaye Stevenson Actor Mrs Higgins
Melanie Zanetti Actor Eliza Doolittle
Francesca Savige Assistant Director
Jessica Audsley Assistant Stage Manager
Stephen Curtis Designer
Melissa Agnew Dialect Coach
Michael Gow Director
David Walters Lighting Designer
George Bernard Shaw Playwright
Tony Brumpton Sound Designer
Jodie Roche Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web http://www.queenslandtheatre.com.au/plays/whats-on/2011-season/main-season/pygmalion
Event Identifier 92238