My Fair Lady

Musical - Revival

Uris Theatre

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  • First Preview: August 14, 1981
  • Opening Date: August 18, 1981
  • Closing Date: November 29, 1981
  • Previews: 4
  • Performances: 120

Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner

Book: Alan Jay Lerner

Music: Frederick Loewe


An English professor of phonetics makes a bet that he can transform a Cockney flower girl into a lady, in Lerner and Loewe's musical adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion.


Opening Night Cast

Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady Rex Harrison Henry Higgins
Jack Gwillim in My Fair Lady Jack Gwillim Colonel Pickering
Cathleen Nesbitt Mrs. Higgins
Milo O'Shea Alfred P. Doolittle
Nancy Ringham Eliza Doolittle
Nick Wyman in My Fair Lady Nick Wyman Freddy Eynsford-Hill
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Opening Night Production Credits

Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Book
  Frederick Loewe Music
Alan Jay  Lerner Alan Jay Lerner Lyrics
  Patrick Garland Director
Moss Hart Moss Hart Original New York Production Staged
  Crandall Diehl Musical Staging and Choreography
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1981 - 1982

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 Revival (Play or Musical)   Nominee
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