Comedy - Revival

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

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  • Opening Date: December 26, 1945
  • Closing Date: June 1, 1946
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 179

Playwright: George Bernard Shaw


In George Bernard Shaw's play, based on a classical myth, a blustering phonetics professor bets that he can turn a Cockney flower girl into a passable society lady in three months.


Opening Night Cast

Gertrude Lawrence Eliza Doolittle
Raymond Massey Henry Higgins
Wendy Atkin Clara Eynsford Hill
Anita Bolster Mrs. Pearce
Melville Cooper Alfred Doolittle
John Cromwell Freddy Eynsford Hill
Katherine Emmett Mrs. Higgins
Cecil Humphreys Colonel Pickering
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer
  Cedric Hardwicke Staging
  Donald Oenslager Scenic Design
  Motley Costume Design
  Chandos Sweet Company Manager
  William Fields Press Representative
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1945 - 1946

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