Lyric Opera of Chicago’s grand-scale company premiere of My Fair Lady, starring Richard E. Grant and Lisa O’Hare as Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle, runs April 28 through May 21.
The cast also includes Bryce Pinkham (Freddy Eynsford-Hill), Nicholas Le Prevost (Colonel Pickering) and Donald Maxwell (Alfred Doolittle). All make their Lyric debuts with My Fair Lady.
My Fair Lady is the fifth installment of Lyric’s American Musical Initiative. David Chase conducts and Olivier Fredj directs the American premiere of Robert Carsen’s grand production from Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris with an all-new cast. The creative team also includes choreographer Lynne Page, scenic designer Tim Hatley and costume designer Anthony Powell.