Erscheinungsdatum: 08.03.2019, Medium: CD, Titel: My Fair Lady & Oliver, Interpret: Original London & Broadway Cast, Komponist: Lerner // Loewe // Bart, Hersteller: note 1 music gmbh / Heidelberg, Rubrik: Musical, Verkäufer: averdo
A full-cast production inspired by Pygmalion, Shaw's classic drawing room tale of language and class division, and its musical incarnation, My Fair Lady. PIGmalion tells the story of one Eliza Doolittle, who sells homemade pork rinds at the Tri-Counties Fair and Livestock Show. The daughter of a hardscrabble Mississippi pig farmer, Eliza dreams of someday working as a waitress at "one of those nice downtown barbecue restaurants where all the tourists go". 1. Language: English. Narrator: full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/009405/bk_blak_009405_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
One of Shaw's most enduring works, Pygmalion is an insightful comedy of class relations and perceptions, as played out between a Cockney flower girl and the irascible speech professor who has taken her on as a pet project. Described by critics as a play of great vitality and charm," Pygmalion inspired the award-winning stage and film productions of Lerner and Loewe's musical, My Fair Lady. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Roslyn Alexander, Shannon Cochran, Denise du Maurier, Rebecca MacLean, David New, Kenneth J. Northcott, Nicholas Pennell, Nicholas Rudall, Ben Whitehouse, and Laura Whyte. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Shannon Cochran, Nicholas Pennell, full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/latw/000020/pf_latw_000020_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Pygmalion remains one of the most popular stories, but mainly in the medium of the musical; the evergreen My Fair Lady. But much of the charm and wit comes from the words and timing in Shaw's original play. Here are the characters of Professor Higgins, his friend Colonel Pickering, and their charge, Eliza Doolittle. This delightful comedy is presented in its original play version, with the extended narrations setting the background and concluding the drama. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anton Lesser, Lucy Whybrow, Geoffrey Palmer, full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/naxo/000220/bk_naxo_000220_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This warm, loving, and often hilarious personal history of My Fair Lady, Camelot, and Gigi describes the cast of a great era in American musical theater: Moss Heart, Fritz Loewe, Julie Andrews, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Cecil Beaton, Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier, Leslie Caron, Vincente Minelli, Arthur Freed, and many others. How these people worked together to conceive, finance, write, produce, stage, and present these brilliant shows is detailed here, in this audio edition of one of the most delightful books ever written on the world of Broadway. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Case. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/004845/bk_rand_004845_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Playwright Mark Dunn presents four audio plays about Southern women. In Dix Tableaux, two women chart the course of each other's lives, nurturing a friendship that, in the end, becomes the strongest and most sustaining of their lives. Van Choc Straw is a bittersweet comedy about tenuous family ties and the often stronger bonds of friendship that lattice the final years of our lives. Inspired by My Fair Lady, PIGmalion tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, who sells pork rinds and dreams of working as a waitress at "one of those nice downtown barbecue restaurants where all the tourists go". Deep in the Heart is a serious comedy about the value of family and friendship, the importance of self-forgiveness, and the special healing joy that comes to those who know how to "drink life to the dregs". 1. Language: English. Narrator: full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/009402/bk_blak_009402_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Simon Cadell stars as Henry Higgins with Imelda Staunton as Eliza Doolittle in this BBC Radio 4 production of Shaw’s famous play. When phonetics tutor and linguist Henry Higgins meets Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle, he makes a bet with his friend Colonel Pickering that he can teach her to speak so well that she will be able to pass herself off as a Duchess at a society ball. Eliza agrees, seduced by promises of chocolates and taxi rides - but her transformation from caterpillar to butterfly will not be easy, and the process will take its toll on both Eliza and Higgins…Written in 1912, ‘Pygmalion’ enjoyed instant success and was adapted as the hit musical ‘My Fair Lady’, starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison. Among the star cast in this 1986 adaptation are Simon Cadell, Imelda Staunton, Rachel Gurney and Edward Hardwicke. The ‘Classic Radio Theatre’ range presents notable radio productions of much-loved plays by some of the most renowned playwrights, and starring some of our finest actors. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/005000/rt_bbcw_005000_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.