Brought together - Pygmalion by George bernard Shaw and My Fair Lady, adaptation & lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe.
The ancient Greeks told the legend of the sculptor Pygmalion, who created a statue of a woman of such surpassing beauty that he fell in love with his own creation. Then Aphrodite, yaking pity on this man, whose love could not reach beyond the barrier of s..
George Bernard Shaw demanded truth and despised convention. He punctured hollow pretensions and smug prudishness coating his criticism with ingenious and irreverent wit. In "Mrs. Warren s Profession," " Arms and the Man," " Candida," and "Man and Superman," the great playwright satirizes society, military heroism, marriage, and the pursuit of man by woman. From a social, literary, and theatrical..