The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of its 100th anniversary production of the George Bernard Shaw classic Pygmalion. Starring Tony Award winner Robert Sean Leonard (The Invention of Love, Born Yesterday) as Professor Henry Higgins and Charlotte Parry (The Importance of Being Earnest, The Real Thing) as Eliza Doolittle, the production coincides with the 100th anniversary of Pygmalion's 1913 premiere in Vienna, Austria. Directed by Nicholas Martin (Butley, Present Laughter), Pygmalion will run on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, Jan. 12 - Feb. 17, 2013. Preview performances run Jan. 12 - Jan. 16. Opening night is Thursday, Jan. 17 at 8:00 p.m. Meet the cast in the video below!
Four Old Globe Associate Artists return to the Globe stage for this lavish new production of Pygmalion. Kandis Chappell (Mrs. Higgins), Don Sparks (Mr. Doolittle), Deborah Taylor (Mrs. Pearce), and Paxton Whitehead (Colonel Pickering).
Rounding out the cast are Maggie Carney (Mrs. Eynsford Hill) and Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program students Erin Elizabeth Adams (Bystander), Jeremy Fisher (Bystander), Adam Gerber (Bystander, Taxi Man), Allison Layman (Bystander, Parlor Maid), Danielle O'Farrell (Clara) and Robbie Simpson (Freddy Eynsford Hill).
Old Globe Associate Artist Robert Morgan returns to the Globe as costume designer of Pygmalion. His Globe credits include God of Carnage, Life of Riley, Measure for Measure, Hamlet and the annual holiday musical Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, now in its 15th season.
The creative team also includes Alexander Dodge (Scenic Design), Philip S. Rosenberg (Lighting Design), Drew Levy (Sound Design), Mark Bennett (Original Music), Jan Gist (Voice and Dialect Coach), Caparelliotis Casting (Casting) and Annette Yé (Stage Manager).
TICKETS to Pygmalion can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Performances begin on Jan. 12 and continue through Feb. 17. Ticket prices start at $29. Performance times: Previews: Saturday, Jan. 12 at 8:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 13 at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 7:00 p.m. Regular Performances: Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday evenings at 7:00 p.m. There is a 2:00 p.m. matinee on Wednesday, Feb. 6 and no matinee performance on Saturday, Feb. 9. Discounts are available for full-time students, patrons 29 years of age and under, seniors and groups of 10 or more.