NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The North American tour of the Lincoln Center Theater’s critically-acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher, will play Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall Feb. 4-9, 2020.
Tickets go on sale on Friday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. at TPAC.org, by phone at 615-782-4040 and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick St. For groups of 10 or more, call 615-782-4060.
Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady is the winner of five Outer Critics Circle Awards including Best Revival of Musical and was nominated for 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical Revival and three Drama League Awards including Best Musical Revival. The production, which premiered in the spring of 2018, ended its long run at Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theater on July 7, 2019 after playing 548 performances.
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.
Boasting a score that contains such now-classic songs as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “Get Me to the Church on Time,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,” “On the Street Where You Live,” “The Rain in Spain” and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face,” Lincoln Center Theater’s production of My Fair Lady was hailed by The New York Times as “Thrilling, glorious and better than it ever was. A marvelous and transformative revival.” New York Magazine described it as ‘Enthralling,” adding that “Bartlett Sher’s glowing revival proves that a beloved musical from another era can keep on kicking.” And Entertainment Weekly raved “A sumptuous new revival of the most perfect musical of all time. A masterful piece of entertainment.”
The production features choreography by Christopher Gattelli, sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes by Catherine Zuber, lighting by Donald Holder and sound by Marc Salzberg. Music Supervision is by Ted Sperling, featuring original musical arrangements by Robert Russell Bennett and Phil Lang and dance arrangements by Trude Rittmann. Tour orchestrations are by Josh Clayton and music direction is by John Bell. It is produced by Nederlander Presentations, Inc.
If You Go:
My Fair Lady
Feb. 4-9, 2020
TPAC’s Jackson Hall
505 Deaderick St.
Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady is the fifth production featured in the 2019-20 HCA Healthcare / TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC season. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice. The Broadway season is supported by the HCA Foundation on behalf of HCA and the TriStar Family of Hospitals, and NewsChannel 5 is the media sponsor for the season. Institutional sponsors for TPAC include Nissan North America and Coca-Cola. TPAC is funded in part by support from the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission.
TPAC is an accessible facility that provides a variety of services including wheelchair accommodations, accessible parking, and assistive listening devices. Open captioning, American Sign Language, audio description, and large print and Braille programs are offered at the Sunday matinee performance of each Broadway series and Broadway special engagement. For more information about accessible services, contact Access@TPAC.org or 615-782-6577.
TPAC reminds ticket buyers that the only official place to buy tickets online is TPAC.org.