Join us on May 5, 2013 in the Concert Hall for a special celebration of the timeless and magical musical My Fair Lady. The Center's 2013 Spring Gala will pay tribute to this Lerner and Loewe classic with concert staging, featuring brilliant vocal performances and dazzling musical numbers.
Casting for this one-time-only event includes Tony Award® winner Gregory Jbara as Alfred P. Doolittle, Olivier Award winner Laura Michelle Kelly as Eliza Doolittle, Academy Award® and multiple Emmy Award winner Cloris Leachman as Mrs. Higgins, Tony Award® nominee Florence Lacey as Mrs. Pearce, two-time Tony Award® winner Jonathan Pryce as Henry Higgins, Max von Essen as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, and Michael York as Colonel Pickering.
My Fair Lady in Concert will include memorable tunes such as "I Could Have Danced All Night," "On the Street Where You Live," and "Wouldn't It Be Loverly," all accompanied by the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. The performance will be directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, director of the Center's award-winning production of Ragtime, and conducted by James Moore, conductor of Ragtime and Follies.
As one of Washington's premier benefit engagements, the Annual Spring Gala provides critical funding to support the Center's performances, education, and outreach initiatives. During the evening, the Kennedy Center hosts more than 1,500 business and philanthropic leaders from across the nation. Do not miss this opportunity to support the arts and arts education while enjoying a night of spectacular entertainment.
The evening includes:
- Cocktails on the River Terrace
- Dinner on the Roof Terrace Level
- My Fair Lady in Concert in the Concert Hall
- 'Til Midnight Party following the show
To make reservations, call (202) 416-8338 or fax (202) 416-8325. Information is also available via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you there!
- Gregory Jbara, Alfred P. Doolittle
- Laura Michelle Kelly, Eliza Doolittle
- Cloris Leachman, Mrs. Higgins
- Florence Lacey, Mrs. Pearce
- Jonathan Pryce, Henry Higgins
- Max von Essen, Freddy Eynsford-Hill
- Michael York, Colonel Pickering
- Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Director and Choreographer
- James Moore, Music Director
This performance is made possible through special arrangement with
Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.