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My Fair Lady poster

ca. 08/1959 (made)
Place of origin

Pictorial and typographic.

Object details

Object type
TitleMy Fair Lady poster (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Printed ink on paper
Brief description
Poster advertising My Fair Lady, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, advertising the cast as it changed after August 1959. The production opened in April 1958.
Physical description
Pictorial and typographic.
  • Poster height: 50.6cm
  • Poster width: 31.8cm
Object history
Associated Production: My Fair Lady. Playwright: George Bernard Shaw. Adapted by: Alan Jay Lerner. Composer: Frederick Loewe. Choreographer: Hanya Holm. Actor: Anne Rogers. Costume designer: Cecil Beaton. Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Catherine Street, London. 1959. Performance category: musical. Anne Rogers appeared in Los Angeles as Eliza Doolittle in 'My Fair Lady' and played in the same production in Chicago, December 1958 before coming to England to take over the same part in August 1959. She played this until 1962. This production was adapted from the play 'Pygmalion' by George Bernard Shaw. It opened at Drury Lane on 30.4.1958 but Anne Rogers did not take over as Eliza Doolittle until 1959.
68/70 Wardour Street, London
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Record createdJuly 23, 2010
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