Melbourne’s new Fair Ladies

Elisa Colla and Pamela Rabe have joined the principal cast of My Fair Lady for the remainder of the Melbourne season.

Elisa Colla
Elisa Colla will play Eliza for the remainder of the Melbourne Season

Colla, who previously appeared in Les Miserables, West Side Story and as Nessarose in WICKED, has taken over as leading lady, Eliza Doolittle, after previously understudying the role.

Replacing Robyn Nevin as Mrs Higgins is one of Australia’s most highly awarded actors, Pamela Rabe.

Also joining the ensemble is Rob Guest Endowment finalist Ashleigh Rubenach (Sound of Music, Anything Goes).

Anna O’Byrne and Robyn Nevin will be rejoining the company for the Sydney return season at the Capitol Theatre in August.

The production is currently playing at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne until July 29. Tickets and more information available at

Matt Edwards

Matt is a past owner of AussieTheatre, working as digital director from 2011 to 2019. He is also a performer, most recently appeared in the Australian tour of Mamma Mia! and previously in the Australian/NZ tour of CATS and Enda Markey's acclaimed production of Blood Brothers. As well as performing Matt keeps himself busy in the digital side of the arts working with web design agency Emptyhead Digital

Matt Edwards

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