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369 St Asaph Street, Christchurch, Tel: 64 3 377 7954
My Fair Lady Auditions

AUDITIONS

My Fair Lady

Based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The Cinderella story about the Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, and the appealingly arrogant phoneticist, Professor Higgins, is an endearing tale that charms audiences with its warmth and vivid characters.

The clash of cultures sparks some of the theatre's most jubilant songs and witty dialogue. The triumphant score features unforgettable numbers including 'Wouldn't It Be Loverly?', 'On the Street Where You Live', 'I Could Have Danced All Night' and 'Get Me to the Church on Time'.

When My Fair Lady was first performed in Christchurch in 1962, it set the all-time record at the Theatre Royal for attendance, running for an extraordinary 171 performances, to an audience of 200,000 patrons. The show has recently enjoyed enormous success with sold-out revival seasons on Broadway, in Sydney and Melbourne.

Artistic Team:

  • Director: Stephen Robertson
  • Musical Director: Richard Marrett
  • Choreographer: Glen Harris

Performance Season:

  • 3-18 April 2020 at the Isaac Theatre Royal
  • The My Fair Lady season includes performances through the Easter weekend of April 2020.

Rehearsal Period:

24 November - 13 December 2019, resuming 23 January 2020.

Audition Dates:

  • Group Movement: Tuesday, 22 October, 7 pm onwards
  • Vocal Auditions:
    • Wednesday, 23 October, 7 - 9.30 pm
    • Thursday, 24 October 7 - 9.30 pm

Video Auditions may be submitted by those unable to attend in person. Please complete the online audition form and you will be given instructions on how to submit a video audition.

Ready to Apply?

You'll need your performance bio and a recent headshot.

Please make sure you have downloaded and read the full Audition Pack before you apply.

All auditions will be held at Showbiz Studios:

  • 369 St Asaph Street, Christchurch.
  • Please park on the street as there is limited off-street parking.

If you need to change or cancel your audition:

  • Ph (03) 377 7954
  • 9am - 3pm, Monday - Friday

Audition Results:

You will receive notification regarding the outcome of your audition via email no later than Tuesday 19 November (if not before).

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