Pygmalion And My Fair Lady
Paperback. Sparkling with wit. wisdom and wonderful songs including. I Could Have Danced All Night. Wouldn't It Be Loverly and Get Me To The Church On Time. the musical play based on Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion has been delighting audiences since it was first performed in the 1950s. When overbearing Professor Higgins stumbles on flower girl. Eliza Doolittle.
The ancient Greeks tell the legend of the sculptor Pygmalion, who created a statue of a woman of such surpassing beauty that he fell in love with his own creation. Then, Aphrodite, taking pity on this man whose love could not reach beyond the barrier of stone, brought the statue to life and gave her to Pygmalion as his bride. Centuries later, George Bernard Shaw captured the magic of this legend in his celebrated romantic play, Pygmalion.