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LOVELRLY NEWS: WE COULDN’T GO TO BED after hearing about this. According to it’s website, the National Tour of the Award winning Lincoln Center Theater revival of Lerner and Lowe’s beloved musical My Fair Lady is set to GET US TO THE CHURCH ON TIME once more next month.
The Bartlett Sher directed production is expecting to relaunch in Houston, TX starting September 14th, 2021 for a week long engagement. From there, it’s expecting to travel to the following cities…..
San Antonio, TX,
Oklahoma City, OK,
Los Angeles, CA,
San Francisco, CA,
San Diego, CA,
Tempe, AZ,
Seattle, WA,
Las Vegas, NV,
Cincinnati, OH,
Rochester, NY,
Hartford, CT,
Tampa, FL,
Chicago, IL,
Des Moines, IA,
and so much more.
This production of My Fair Lady launched its National Tour back in December 2019 following the Broadway production’s closure in the Summer of the year same year. It was abruptly put on hold in March of 2020 in Columbus, OH at the time Live Theater went dark due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these cities on the tour have been rescheduled.
At the time of the shutdown, the cast was led by…..
Shereen Ahmed (who came directly from the Broadway production) in iconic leading role of flower girl turned high society lady “Eliza Doolittle”,
Laird Mackintosh (Broadway’s Jekyll & Hyde and The Phantom of the Opera) as the serious, no nonsense, and crotchety phonetics professor himself “Henry Higgins”
Adam Grupper (Broadway’s WICKED, The Addams Family, and Fiddler on the Roof) as the constant drunk and troublemaking dustman and the father of “Eliza” himself “Alfred P. Doolittle”
Leslie Alexander (Broadway’s The Boy From Oz) as the long-suffering, and opinionated mother “Mrs. Higgins”,
Wade Mccollum (Broadway’s WICKED and Off Broadway’s Ernest Shackleton Loves Me) as the rival phonetics professor himself “Zoltan Karpathy”,
Kevin Pariseau (Broadway’s Legally Blonde and Ink) as the kindly father figure himself “Colonel Pickering”,
Gayton Scott (Broadway’s 2003 revival of Gypsy and the National Tour of An American In Paris) as the strong servant of the Higgins house herself “Mrs. Pearce”,
Sam Simahk (Broadway’s Carousel and the National Tour of the Lincoln Center Theatre revival of The King and I) as the handsome, dashing, and caring “Freddy Eynsford-Hill”,
and a full Ensemble.
No word has been revealed if this full cast will be continuing.
Don’t miss this stunning beautiful production of one of the greatest musicals of all time back in a city near you.
Who is excited?!!!
Mike Haber
Author: Mike Haber

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