Show History



My Fair Lady is based on the George Bernard Shaw play Pygmalion


The musical opened on Broadway on March 15, 1956 at the Mark Hellinger Theatre and later the Broadhurst Theatre and The Broadway Theatre. It ran for 2,717 performances, a record at the time, and starred Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews. 

A 1958 West End Productionopened at the Theatre Royal and ran for a total of 2,281 performances. 

The show has been revived on Broadway and the West End numerous times throughout the decades, and new Broadway revival is set to open in 2018 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center.