HS Students Catch "My Fair Lady"

HS Students Catch

High school juniors and seniors visited the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center on April 3 to watch Lerner and Loewe’s classic musical production of “My Fair Lady,” featuring Tony-award winners Laura Benanti and Danny Burstein. The students also enjoyed seeing such famous New York City landmarks as the Lincoln Center fountain, the Metropolitan Opera House and the Julliard School of Music.

“Most of our students were familiar with the storyline since ‘Pygmalion,’ the George Bernard Shaw play which is the source material for the musical, is taught in ninth grade,” said English teacher Linda Leach. “It was exciting to realize that a key role, Mrs. Higgins, was played by Rosemary Harris, a 92-year-old Tony-award winning actress who performed with many distinguished actors including Richard Burton, Laurence Olivier and Peter O’Toole.”