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The Making of My Fair Lady (The Great Broadway Musicals)

by Keith Garebian

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Published by Mosaic Press (NY) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • Musical theatre,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Drama,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • DRA001000,
  • DRA,
  • General,
  • Theater - Broadway & Musical Revue,
  • American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8213891M
    ISBN 100889626537
    ISBN 109780889626539

    My Fair Lady Critics Consensus. George Cukor's elegant, colorful adaptation of the beloved stage play is elevated to new heights thanks to winning performances by 95%.   A splendiferous layer cake with a bittersweet core, Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady has returned to Broadway in a smashing new production from Bartlett Sher (The Sound of Music, The King and I Author: Alexis Soloski.

      Indeed, that moment has made “My Fair Lady,” which had its Broadway premiere in , better than it ever was. It was always good, of course, one of the gleaming artifacts and loveliest scores.   Published on Julie Andrews originated the role of Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady on Broadway, but wasn't cast in the film adaptation. Audrey Hepburn, who ended up playing Eliza.

    Information about Lerner and Loewe's Broadway musical, My Fair Lady, including news and gossip, production information, synopsis, musical numbers, sheetmusic, cds, videos, books, sound and video clips, tickets, lyrics, rights holders, the offical website and more. Keith Garebian peers behind the curtain of "My Fair Lady" to reveal the story behind the making of the musical. Beginning with George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion," Garebian traces the development of the musical idea. We read with interest about Lerner and Loewe's writing difficulties, and about how Julie Andrews and Rex Harrison were selected as.


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The Making of My Fair Lady (The Great Broadway Musicals) by Keith Garebian Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Making of My Fair Lady is an interesting compilation of a myriad of sources on all aspects of production of both the play and the film. It covers the timeline of the idea from inception through it's final staging and ultimate screen presence/5(4).

The Making of My Fair Lady is an interesting compilation of a myriad of sources on all aspects of production of both the play and the film. It covers the timeline of the idea from inception through it's final staging and ultimate screen presence/5(6).

The Making of My Fair Lady (The Great Broadway Musicals) The common lament was "Broadway will never be the same " when My Fair Lady finally ended its stellar run the night of Sunday, Septem /5(1). Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Garebian, Keith.

Making of My fair lady. Oakville, Ont.: Mosaic Press, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Garebian, Keith. Making of My fair lady. Toronto: ECW Press, [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Frederick Loewe. The Making of My Fair Lady的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。.

Get an inside look at the making of My Fair Lady at NMSU Theatre Arts Department. My Fair Lady opens The show features book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe, and is.

My Fair Lady by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s classic play, Pygmalion, which was first performed in Its roots reach back to Greek mythology, and the story of the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with one of his creations which then comes to life.

Thanks to Cukor's efficiency, My Fair Lady was completed in less than four months. Shooting started in August and ended in December.

Shooting started in August and ended in December. After screening the rough cut, Jack Warner, who had not wanted to cast Harrison, rose in silence, turned to the actor and bowed.

The play My Fair Lady, adapted by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music) from the play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw, opened on Broadway in and won six Tony Awards, including best musical. I think this book is actually more entertaining than Pygmalion (the play on which My Fair Lady was based), because the story is streamlined and embellished with catchy songs.

However the ending, which is much different than that of Pygmalion, is infuriating. That's why /5. Written by Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner, My Fair Lady tells the story of a young woman in Edwardian London and her chance encounter with a linguistics professor.

The musical. The majestic My Fair Lady has been given a #MeToo makeover. Or, more accurately, it has reclaimed the ending that George Bernard Shaw intended for Pygmalion, the play it is based on, in   Snobbish phonetics Professor Henry Higgins (Sir Rex Harrison) agrees to a wager that he can make flower girl Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) presentable in /10(K).

With a screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner and directed by George Cukor, the film depicts a poor Cockney flower seller named Eliza Doolittle who overhears an arrogant phonetics professor, Henry Higgins, as he casually wagers that he could teach her to speak "proper" English, thereby making her presentable in the high society of Edwardian by: Music: Frederick Loewe, Lyrics: Alan Jay.

The Making of My Fair Lady Paperback – 1 Nov. by Keith Garebian (Author)/5(4). My Fair Lady Audrey Hepburn Wilfrid Hyde-White () Oscar-winning adaptation of the Broadway hit about an English professor (Rex Harrison) who teaches a cockney merchant (Audrey Hepburn) to be a lady.

This Study Guide consists of approximately 23 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of My Fair Lady. Throughout the movie, we see social classes taking two forms, either high class or low class. In the time period in.

Weekly vintage book chat. We discuss a "banned" book from the 's, showcase the original theatre program for the Rex Harrison, Julie Andrews production of My Fair Lady and girll/boy annuals. The red rooster who are incredibly candid and The Making of My Fair Lady (The Great Broadway Musicals) comprehension worksheets in history of thought.

Biography & Autobiography Keith Garebian peers behind the curtain of "My Fair Lady" to reveal the story behind the making of the musical. Beginning with George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion," Garebian traces the development of the musical idea. This 30th anniversary documentary treats film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of My Fair Lady, the classic musical about a poor young girl transformed into a woman of society through the tutoring of Prof.

Henry Higgins/10(4).Happy Birthday, ‘My Fair Lady’ A critic for the New York Times once described My Fair Lady as “the perfect musical,” and the tale about the gentrification of a young working-class woman may be just that.

It was a smash hit from the moment it opened on Broadway inand its adaptation to film in was advertised as the most eagerly anticipated motion picture since .