Based on Shaw’s play and Pascal’s movie “Pygmalion,” My Fair Lady is a Broadway standard with a score filled with familiar songs such as, “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?” “Get Me To The Church On Time,” “The Rain In Spain,” “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “With A Little Bit Of Luck,” “On The Street Where You Live,” and “I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face.”
Rehearsals begin the week of September 12th. Not all actors will be needed at every rehearsal.
All auditioning should be prepared to sing 16-32 bars of a standard Broadway song of your choice. You must bring your own sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. No singing to tracks or a cappella singing, please. Be prepared to perform cold readings from the script. Wear comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes for dancing. Bring a headshot and resume if you have them. Please be prepared to disclose any possible rehearsal conflicts.
Auditions will be held at the Broad Brook Opera House, 107 Main Street, Broad Brook, CT. Contact the director at email@example.com with any questions.
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe
Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s Play and Gabriel Pascal’s Motion Picture “PYGMALION”
Original Production Directed by Moss Heart
Eliza Doolittle – a Cockney flower girl (Age Range: 20s; Vocal Range: Soprano)
Colonel Pickering – retired British officer with colonial experience (Age Range: 50s : Vocal Range: Baritone)
Henry Higgins – British upper class professional bachelor, world famous phonetics expert (Age Range: 40s – 50s; Vocal Range: Baritone)
Freddy Eynsford-Hill – upper class young man who becomes completely smitten with Eliza (Age Range: 20s; Vocal Range: Tenor)
Alfred P. Doolittle – Eliza’s father; an elderly but vigorous dustman (Age Range: 40s – 50s; Vocal Range: Baritone)
Harry – drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle (Age Range: 30s - 40s; Vocal Range: Baritone/Tenor)
Jamie – drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle (Age Range: 30s – 40s; Vocal Range: Baritone/Tenor)
Mrs. Pearce – Henry Higgins’ housekeeper (Age Range: 40s – 60s; Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano)
Mrs. Eynsford-Hill – a friend of Mrs. Higgins’ and Freddy’s mother (Age Range: 50s – 70s)