Pitch-perfect staging of My Fair Lady

One of the finest plays in the world heads here, writes RACHEL LOI

Published Thu, Feb 13, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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EVERYONE loves a good classic tale of riches to rags, where Cinderella meets her prince and suddenly turns into a princess. And that's what you get to see with the award-winning musical My Fair Lady - a working-class girl turning into a lady - but that's just one side of the story.

"It's the story of Cinderella with a twist," says Jeffery Moss, 69, the director of the US National Tour of My Fair Lady, which ran for seven months in 2012 and just opened in Singapore at the Sands Theatre this week.

"That's the irony of the story. He's the teacher, she's the student. But at the end, she takes this guy who thinks he's a gentleman, and shows him how to really become one," explains Moss with a chuckle…

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