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Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre Presents: “My Fair Lady”

Shenandoah University’s Summer Music Theatre has returned for its 2016 season. This year will feature My Fair Lady, Sweeney Todd, Pirates of Penzance, and Little Shop of Horrors.

A lot of hard work goes into these productions. The crew builds new sets and create costumes in a matter of weeks.

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The SSMT is among the few Summer Theaters that uses a live Pit Orchestra.

Shenandoah University Event Photography My Fair Lady TromboneShenandoah University Event Photography My Fair Lady Pit OrchestraThe 2016 season kicked off with My Fair Lady. Running now through 26 June. Director Carolyn Coulson has staged a lovely rendition of this familiar musical.

 

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There will be many familiar faces in the Ensemble;

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As well as regular returning veteran Rick Wesley as Alfred P. Doolittle.

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Kit Wilder takes on the role of the pompous Professor Henry Higgins.

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Jeff Scheartz portrays the gentlemanly Colonel Pickering and Sally Anderson becomes Henry’s proper mother, Mrs. Higgins.

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With the Pit is led by Musical Director Karen Keating, you will have the infectious tunes with you for long after the show.

Shenandoah University Event Photography My Fair Lady Music DirectorBe sure to get your tickets for My Fair Lady and mark your calendars for the rest of the toe tapping season.

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Enjoy the arts! See more images from the show!