Lerner & Loewe’s “My Fair Lady” to Play The Weidner in Green Bay
Green Bay, WI. – The Weidner and Broadway in Green Bay are pleased to announce that the Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s “My Fair Lady” is coming to The Weidner on Friday, March 8, 2024 at 7:30 PM. Tickets on sale this Friday, September 29, 2023 at 10 AM.
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 15h, 1956. The legendary original production won 6 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.”
Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Lerner & Loewe’s “My Fair Lady” is the winner of 5 Outer Critics Circle Awards including Best Revival of a Musical and was nominated for 10 Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival, 5 Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical Revival and 3 Drama League Awards including Best Musical Revival. The production premiered in the spring of 2018 at Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theater.