Pygmalion

Best  known as the play “what inspired” the musical My Fair Lady, Pygmalion is a story of phonetics and the importance of accent and grammar in society. Set in early 20th century London, it tells the story of how an arrogant phonetics expert places a wager with a colleague that he can take a girl from the gutter and turn her into a duchess in six months. However this has unforeseen consequences for all involved.

First Performed : March 2005

Location : Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe

Most Recent Performance : 2005

Cast :

Professor Henry Higgins :     Philip Cribbin
Eliza Doolittle:                     Sinéad Greally
Alfred Doolittle:                  Mick O’Dwyer
Mrs.Higgin:                        Carmel Kenny
Colonel Pickering:                John Heneghan
Mrs.Pearse:                        Maura Kavanagh

Crew :

Producer/Director:            Mike Hession
Assitant Producer:            Paddy Greaney
Stage Manager:                Patsy Cahalan
Set Design:                       Tony Broderick