My Fair Lady Returns to Sydney

Sydney Encore Season for My Fair Lady

Capitol Theatre | from August 24 | On Sale Now

Following a record-breaking premiere season in Sydney last year of the 60th Anniversary production of the classic Lerner & Loewe musical, My Fair Lady will return to Sydney for an encore season in August this year.

Due to extraordinary demand, new tickets will be released on March 27 for the Sydney return season of My Fair Lady which is directed by the legendary Julie Andrews herself! The show will commence at the Capitol Theatre on Sunday August 27 2017 for a strictly limited season.

Director Julie Andrews and the My Fair Lady company. Photo Margot Taylor

Producers Opera Australia and John Frost are both proud and excited to be bringing this production back to Sydney.  The show is currently playing in Brisbane as part of its Australian tour. Director Julie Andrews joined the celebrations having returned to Australia to oversee rehearsals and the first performance of the 2017 Australian tour. 

My Fair Lady received rave reviews for the premiere season at the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House where it broke box office records.  The production will have seasons in Brisbane and Melbourne before coming back to Sydney. 

‘Spectacle at every corner of the stage.’ – Daily Telegraph
‘Julie Andrews delivers bloomin’ lovely anniversary show’ Sydney Morning Herald 
‘My Fair Lady’s combination of George Bernard Shaw’s dry, acerbic British wit and the emotional forthrightness of the American musical is undeniaby potent.’ – Daily Review 

Associates of the original design team joined together to help bring the stunning sets by Oliver Smith and glorious costumes by Cecil Beaton to life again.  Contributing to the creative team is Tony-award winning choreographer Christopher Gattelli, costume recreation John David Ridge, musical director Guy Simpson, lighting design by Broadway and West End legend Richard Pilbrow and sound design by Michael Waters.

Anna O’Byrne as Eliza Doolittle. Photo Jeff Busby

This beloved musical which took the world by storm, tells the tale of a Cockney flower girl named Eliza Doolittle whose world was forever changed by the brilliant and demanding phoneticist, Henry Higgins. The clash of cultures sparks some of theatre’s most witty dialogue and wonderful songs including Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?, On The Street Where You Live, I Could Have Danced All Night and Get Me to the Church on Time. 


Venue: Lyric Theatre QPAC
Season: Until April 30
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Venue: Regent Theatre
Season: From May 12 – August 9
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Venue: Capitol Theatre
Season: From Thursday August 24 ; Opening Night Sunday August 27
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