My Fair Lady (June 2009)

Aberdeen Arts Centre

My Fair Lady is the story of cockney flower-seller Eliza Doolittle, who is transformed into a society lady by phonetics expert Professor Henry Higgins as the result of a bet.

With a few hilarious gaffes along the way, not to mention an appearance from her ne'er-do-well father, Eliza's tuition in the art of speaking beautifully does not run smoothly.

However, after much trial and tribulation, Higgins, and his friend Colonel Pickering, succeed in passing Eliza off as a member of London 'Society'.

The glorious score by Frederick Loewe, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerne, includes such favourites as 'Wouldn't it be Loverly?', 'I Could Have Danced All Night', 'On the Street Where You Live' and 'Get Me To The Church On Time'.

...the brilliant Phoenix Youth Theatre took the Aberdeen Arts Centre by storm last night with a superb production of this classic musical, featuring a highly impressive cast of principals...
— Press and Journal