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The cast of Ballinrobe Musical Society's production of My Fair Lady

The cast of Ballinrobe Musical Society's production of My Fair Lady

Twenty five years since they last preformed My Fair Lady, Ballinrobe Musical Society will be bringing this classic back to the stage.

The multi-award winning society will take to the stage in Ballinrobe Community School for seven consecutive days from Sunday February 11 to Saturday February 17.

The musical will be produced by the team of Peter Kennedy (director ), Finola Higgins (musical director ), and Aoife McClafferty (choreographer ). Kennedy has previously directed a number of hit shows by the society including the AIMS Best Overall Show winning The Pirate Queen in 2010.

This will be Higgins' sixth year at the helm as musical director, while McClafferty is back in place as choreographer having previously worked with the society on the shows The Addams Family, Titanic, and The Pirate Queen.

The original stage version of My Fair Lady by Lerner and Lowe was based on George Bernard Shaw's 1912 play Pygmalion, with the original London and Broadway shows staring Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews.

The show is packed full of classic songs including 'With a Little Bit of luck', 'The Rain in Spain', 'Wouldn't it be Loverly', 'On the Street Where You Live', 'Get Me to the Chruch on Time', and 'Just you Wait'.

The main cast of this production consists of Ailbhe Doherty as Eliza Doolittle, Donna Ruane as Mrs Higgins, Michael Coen as Professor Henry Higgins, Niall Conway as Alfred P Doolittle, Richard Crumlish as Colonel Pickering, and John Byrne as Freddy Eynsford-Hill.

The show will run nightly at 8pm with a matinee performance on Sunday February 11 at 3pm. Tickets are now on sale at

Group and family concessions are available from the box office in the Tacu Centre, Credit Union House, Main Street, Ballinrobe.

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