The Malta Independent 16 April 2024, Tuesday
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‘My Fair Lady’: live musical on stage in Gozo

Wednesday, 9 November 2022, 10:09 Last update: about 2 years ago

In the cultural sector, Gozo has become the place of grand theatrical productions. In the coming days, Gozo will be the venue of a new production in english which has been in the pipeline since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic: the musical My Fair Lady, being staged at the Don Bosco Oratory Theatre in Victoria. This musical, adapted from George Bernard Shaw's play and Gabriel Pascal's Motion Picture "Pygmalion", has book and lyrics written by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.

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The opening night of My Fair Lady is this Saturday 12 November at 7.30pm with a repeat performance this Sunday 13 November at 2.30pm (matinee show). The leading parts are being played by Clara Sciberras as Eliza Doolittle, Tyrone Grima as Professor Higgins, George Camilleri as Colonel Pickering and Joseph Pavia as Alfred Doolittle.

Currently last rehearsals are being held for a cast of over 80 persons as well as an orchestra under the direction of Mro. Mark Gauci. Jamie Camilleri is the artistic director of My Fair Lady. Following this weekend's shows, My Fair Lady will have repeat performances on Saturday 19 November at 7.30pm, and Sunday 20 November at 5.30pm.

Tickets for My Fair Lady can be obtained from the Don Bosco Oratory of Gozo every day between 5 and 7pm, or else by phoning on 21556616 or 99487751. Online booking is also available through the website donboscogozo.org.

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