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Leawood Stage Company Announces the Cast of "My Fair Lady"
Expires [Monday, April 11, 2016]
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SUBJECT:Leawood Stage Company Announces the Cast of My Fair Lady
Leawood Stage Company Announces the Cast of “My Fair Lady”
The Leawood Stage Company is proud to announce the casting of Lerner and Loewe’s Broadway Musical Masterpiece. The cast of extremely talented actors include:
Brian Larios Henry Higgins
Katie Bartow Eliza Doolittle
Dennis Maddux Colonel Pickering
Kristoff Gies Freddy Eynsford-Hill
Ray Ettinger Alfred P. Doolittle
Laurie Arnold Mrs. Higgins
Julie McDaniel Mrs. Pearce
Kipp Simmons Jamie
Susan Neu Mrs. Eynsford-HIll
Rod Chapin Lord Boxington
Debbie Huffman Lady Boxington
Servants Chorus Rachel Adcock, Lauren Crane, Renee Blinn,
James Azeltine, John Van de Vort
Cockney Quartet Bill Ellwood, TBD, TBD, TBD
Additional members of the chorus will be announced at a later date.
Leawood Stage Company is pleased to welcome back Kevin Bogan as director of My Fair Lady. Bogan has directed, provided music direction, and performed onstage in productions across the metro area including Leawood Stage Company. He last directed Promises, Promises for LSC in 2015.
My Fair Lady, a classic Broadway musical comedy tells the story of the over-confident Professor Higgins and his experiment that attempts to transform a cockney girl, Eliza, into a proper-speaking lady. Higgins and his friend Colonel Pickering make great progress with the girl and even take her to the horse races and a grand ball. Nevertheless, they still treat Eliza as a mere experiment and not as a human being. When Eliza runs away, Higgins realizes that she is so much more.
Based on “Pygmalion,” with book, music and lyrics by Lerner and Loewe, My Fair Lady is filled with song favorites such as Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?, With a Little Bit of Luck, I Could Have Danced All Night, On the Street Where You Live, Get Me to the Church on Time and I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face.
The production of My Fair Lady will be performed in cooperation with the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection May 5, 6, 7 at 7:30 pm, doors open at 7:00 pm Performances will be held at Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Avenue, Leawood, KS.
All tickets are general admission seating. Advance tickets will be sold throughout the month of April at the Parks and Recreation Desk on the lower level of Leawood City Hall for only $10.00 per person, or $5.00 for students and seniors, 65 and older. Cash or checks only please.
For more information contact April Bishop at the City of Leawood, 913-663-9157, or Email firstname.lastname@example.org.