Alan Jay Lerner


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Noun1.Alan Jay Lerner - United States lyricist who collaborated on musicals with Frederick Loewe (1918-1986)
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Based on George Bernard Shaw's 1913 play Pygmalion and featuring music by Frederick Loewe and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, My Fair Lady tells the story of downtrodden Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle (Hannah Thomas) and the attempts by the well to do Professor Henry Higgins (Mark Shenton) to turn her into a 'lady' following a bet with his friend Colonel Pickering (Bill Robertson).
In 1956, she created the role ofEliza Doolittlein Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's Broadway musicalMy Fair Lady,which became an instant classic.
The concert features ballroom favorites by Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin and other jazz standards.
Bartlett Sher has directed a musical that not only pays tribute to what Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe have created, but has made the experience feel contemporary.
The strike will deprive posterity of original cast albums for such landmark shows as Kurt Weill and Alan Jay Lerner's Love Life.
My Fair Lady They could have danced all night when this glorious musical, by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, arrived on Broadway in 1956.
"My Fair Lady," written by Alan Jay Lerner, will be directed by Josie Reid.
Truly, it has everything: Kelly at the height of his power; Caron at the height of her loveliness; Oscar Levant at the height of his wit and musicianship; a sophisticated book by Alan Jay Lerner; a sunny score of Gershwin standards; and a twenty-minute ballet sequence which unforgettable for its athletic virtuosity and sheer magnitude of its technical accomplishment.
Toppall/Riki Kane Larimer/ Pat Hicker Addiss, Marsi & Eric Gardiner/Maggie Gold Seelig & Jonathan Seelig presentation of a musical in two acts with book & lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, adapted by Heidi Thomas from the novel BY Colette.
Composer Frederick Loewe and songwriter Alan Jay Lerner's 'My Fair Lady' is a musical adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion.
Written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, it had its Broadway debut in 1956, which was a tremendous hit.
Aimee Self says we failed to mention -- when writing about actress Nancy Olson -- that she was once wed to songwriter Alan Jay Lerner! So there.