Bartlett Sher’s production is set to open in Bradford on the 22nd September.
Casting has been announced for the upcoming UK and Ireland tour of My Fair Lady, which is set to open in Bradford later this month. In this production of Lerner and Loewe’s classic musical, Michael D. Xavier will play Henry Higgins, Charlotte Kennedy will play Eliza Doolittle with Adam Woodyatt as Alfred P. Doolittle. Meanwhile, Heather Jackson will reprise her role as Mrs Higgins – a role she played in the recent London run of the production, John Middleton will be taking on the role of Colonel Pickering, Lesley Garrett will play Mrs Pearce and Tom Liggins (who made his stage debut in the West End run of My Fair Lady) will be playing the role of Freddy Eynsford-Hill.
They will be joined in the production by Dammi Aregbeshola, Bernadette Bangura, Joseph Claus, Jordan Crouch, Jamie Cruttenden, Francessca Daniella-Baker, Barry Drummond, Bethany Huckle, Emma Johnson, Sinead Kenny, Jenny Legg, Rebekah Lowings, Carl Patrick, Tom Ping, Dominique Planter, Joseph Poulton, John Stacey, Joshua Steel, Oliver Tester, Adam Vaughan, Annie Wensak and Paul Westwood as the ensemble. Further casting will be announced in due course.
Following its run in Bradford (22nd September – 2nd October), the production will then travel to: Dublin (6th – 30th October), Cardiff (8th – 26th November), Edinburgh (14th December – 7th January), Southampton (12th – 29th January), Birmingham (7th – 26th March), and Canterbury (20th June – 1st July) with more cities to be announced.
My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady”. But who is really being transformed?
As well as being directed by Bartlett Sher, the production’s creative team includes: sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes by Catherine Zuber, lighting by Donald Holder, sound by Marc Salzberg, hair & wigs by Tom Watson, UK music supervision by Gareth Valentine, UK musical direction by Alex Parker, musical supervision by Ted Sperling and choreography by Christopher Gattelli.
To find out more and to book tickets visit: https://myfairladymusical.co.uk/uk-tour/