Synopses & Reviews
The common lament was Broadway will never be the same when My Fair Lady finally ended its stellar run the night of Sunday, September 30, 1962. Millions of people had seen the show over six years and had helped break box-office records, even though Rex Harrison, Julie Andrews, Stanley Holloway, and Robert Coote did not stay with the cast throughout the six-year run. MyFair Lady used the substance and wit of George Bernard Shaw to add a new dimension to the Broadway libretto.
Each volume in this series features an inside, historically accurate examination of the background, the personalities involved, the stars who performed, the text, and the composers. When My Fair Lady ended its stellar run, millions of people had seen the show over six years and had helped break box-office records. My Fair Lady used the substance and wit of George Bernard Shaw to add a new dimension to the Broadway libretto.
Table of Contents
Overture -- Why can't the English? -- Wouldn't it be loverly -- With a little bit of luck -- I'm an ordinary man -- Just you wait -- The rain in Spain -- I could have danced all night -- Ascot gavotte -- On the street where you live -- You did it -- Show me -- Get me to the church on time -- A hymn to him -- Without you -- I've grown accustomed to her face -- The embassy waltz.