MY FAIR LADY by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. The 1956 Broadway hit musical, that won 6 Tony Awards and Best Musical is based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion and at that time set the record as the longest running musical in history. Following was a hit London production, a popular film version and numerous revivals. Labeled “the perfect musical”, Walter Kerr proclaimed it, “wise, witty, winning and miraculous” while Brooks Atkinson declared it one of the best musicals of the century. Henry Higgins’s successful attempt to cultivate a perfect “lady” from a humble flower girl.
A TALE OF TWO STEPHENS : SONDHEIM & SCHWARTZ: March 28th
For the last 40 years Broadway stages have been dominated by two talented composer/lyricists, Stephen Sondheim and Stephen Schwartz. Collectively these two men have been awarded 4 Oscars, 9 Tonys, and 11 Grammys between them, as well as a myriad of other prizes and honors. Celebrate their legacies in this tuneful concert with songs from such varied shows as Anyone Can Whistle, Pippin, Company, The Baker’s Wife, Follies, Wicked, A Little Night Music, Godspell, Sweeney Todd, Working, Merrily We Roll Along, The Magic Show, Into the Woods and many more!