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My Fair Lady

How Lerner and Loewe adapted a Greek myth into ‘My Fair Lady’

Before Eliza Doolittle tells you about the “Rain in Spain” in the Tony Award-winning revival of My Fair Lady, learn what inspired it all.

Adam Grupper as Alfred P. Doolittle and Company in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.

Kevin Pariseau as Colonel Pickering, Laird Mackintosh as Professor Henry Higgins and Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.

Sam Simahk as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle, Kevin Pariseau as Colonel Pickering and Leslie Alexander as Mrs. Higgins in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.

Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle (on stairs) and Company in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.

Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.

Jordan Donica

Raoul in ‘Phantom,’ Lafayette in ‘Hamilton’ and Freddy in ‘My Fair Lady,’ Jordan Donica talks acting

Jordan Donica originated the role of Freddy Eynsford-Hill in Lincoln Center Theater’s Broadway revival of My Fair Lady, which makes its Nashville debut Feb. 4-9 at TPAC.

Lincoln Center Theater’s Award-winning, critically-acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s ‘My Fair Lady’ to play TPAC Feb. 4-9

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture “Pygmalion”, My Fair Lady, with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, premiered on Broadway on March 15, 1956. The legendary original production won six Tony Awards including Best Musical and ran for 2,717 performances making it at the time, the longest-running musical in Broadway history.