By George Bernard Shaw
Adapted by Christopher Morse
(The stage play based on the musical My Fair Lady)
Presented by Northglenn Youth Theatre and Directed by Kimberly Jongejan
April 23-25 at the DL Parsons Theatre
On a rainy London evening in 1913, linguist Henry Higgins has a fateful encounter with an impertinent Cockney flower seller. When the girl shows up at his laboratory the following day, the haughty and impulsive Higgins makes a bold wager with a colleague: employing his mastery of language he will transform Eliza Doolittle from a rough street urchin into an aristocratic lady in just six months. And so begins Eliza’s halting metamorphosis … but what will become of the poor girl once this “experiment” is over? This lighter, livelier, and shorter version of Shaw’s original blends social satire, philosophical wit, and a heated battle of the sexes is wonderfully entertaining.