The Stanford Theatre’s summer-long festival on the films from Warner Bros Studios is coming to a close. It’s beginning to end with great style: “My Fair Lady” (1964) plays Saturday, Sept. 23 to Monday, Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m, with a 3:00 p.m. matinee on Saturday and Sunday. Jack Warner, the long-time studio head of Warner Bros.,…
On the surface, “Hairspray” is the story of a girl who’s out to show the world what makes her special, but it’s also a story of sharp racial divisions and the breaking down of prejudice. In light of recent events, Savage had much to say on the topic of race in theater and how it will inform his directing of the iconic musical.
Say the words “My Fair Lady,” and one is more likely to recall images of Audrey Hepburn than questions of race.
SF Playhouse, a small theater company that has been consistently producing some of the best productions in the Bay Area, does it again with director Bill English’s reinterpretation of the classic Broadway musical “My Fair Lady.”