gave my father, insomuch that I was mad with grief when they told me that the story of Pygmalion
was nothing but a fable.
, when his sculptured woman assumed life, felt not greater ecstasy than mine will be.
As will be seen later on, Pygmalion needs, not a preface, but a sequel, which I have supplied in its due place.
Pygmalion Higgins is not a portrait of Sweet, to whom the adventure of Eliza Doolittle would have been impossible; still, as will be seen, there are touches of Sweet in the play.
I wish to boast that Pygmalion has been an extremely successful play all over Europe and North America as well as at home.
1914: George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion
opened in London with Mrs Patrick Campbell as Eliza Doolittle and Sir Herbert Tree as Professor Higgins.
In celebration of this Garage returns to Pygmalion
tonight to celebrate six years of RTE Pulse.
OR someone who has made a career out of mimicking the rich and famous, Pygmalion
is the perfect play for Alistair McGowan.
CLASSIC British comedy Pygmalion
makes an enjoyable and entertaining evening at Newcastle's Theatre Royal.
, which was later turned into romantic musical My Fair Lady six years after the Irish author's death in 1956, Shaw wanted to show the importance of equality for women.
The poet Ovid, in his Metamorphoses, tells the story of Pygmalion
, the sculptor, who created a female statue in the image of his dream bride who through the grace of Aphrodite came to life.
Ross Anderson GEORGE Bernard Shaw's classic play Pygmalion
never fails to impress when it is performed in theatres.