Does the rain in Spain fall mainly in the plain? Not if George Bernard Shaw has anything to do with it!
Catch Streamed Shakespeare’s one-time-only staged reading performance on Sunday 15 August from 2 pm AEST, of Holly Champion’s brand new, funny and postmodern adaptation of Shaw’s classic, PYGMALION!
The COVID-19 pandemic may have shuttered theatres worldwide, but as P.T. Barnum said:
The show must go on!
Streamed Shakespeare exemplifies this proverb through the innovative use of digital resources, local talent, and good old Aussie know-how. Our community of theatre professionals regularly presents some of The Bard’s best-loved works to the world as fully realised stage productions or dramatic readings. With nigh on a score of productions, roundtable discussions, school performances and education sessions through 2020-21, the company has garned a huge online audience throughout Australia and internationally. Now during the latest lockdown the company branches out – by George! – into the witty, thoughtful classic George Bernard Shaw play that inspired the timeless musical My Fair Lady. But what will the playwright say about the liberties that have been taken??
Live streamed via Zoom to our YouTube channel for FREE. Don’t miss it!
Can Covid cruel these actors’ passion? NOT BLOODY LIKELY! Not only will the show go on, but it will go online…
Henry Higgins – Geoff Sirmai
Eliza Doolittle – Alexandra Rigby
George Bernard Shaw – David A Attrill
Col. Pickering – Tony Sloman
Alfred Doolittle – Gary Boulter<
Mrs Higgins – Meredith O’Reilly
Mrs Pearce / Duchess / Shopkeeper- Roslyn Hicks
Mrs Eynsford-Hill – Ali Aitken
Clara Eynsford-Hill – Kim Jones
Freddy Eynsford-Hill – Jim Southwell
Director – Holly Champion
Bystander / Musical Director / Taxi-Driver/ H.G. Wells – Matthew Mansell
Sarcastic Bystander / Parlour-Maid – Barbara Hastings
Director/adaptation writer – Holly Champion
Technical Director – Charlotte Wiltshire
Assistant Director – Haki Pepo Olu Crisden
Stage Manager – James Smith<
Designer – Emma Johnston
Video Editor – David Castle
Publicity – Geoff Sirmai
Marketing / Social Media – Camille Tovee