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6252 Star Starred
Arena Stage - Fichandler
1101 Sixth Street, SW Washington, DC 20024
202-488-3300
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JAG
33 events
19 reviews
17 stars
Parking: disastrous! We drove around for 20+ minutes and missed the beginning of the show. The residential zoned parking down there is in effect 7 days a week, from 8 am to midnight, making on-street parking impossible for a show. Even metered -- except for a few spots on Maine Avenue. We finally made it through the endless automated voice prompts on Arena Stage's phone line to reach a person to ask where to park. "1101 N Street has a parking garage. Not really -- it's monthly parking only. But across the street, at the 1100 building, if you go down an alley and around to the back of the building (very poor signage), there is an entrance into the garage for the public. $12 on the weekends. Really?!! In SW DC ?
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BP
20 events
16 reviews
0 stars
The meal at the Catwalk Cafe was surprisingly wonderful! What a find!
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Reviews & Ratings

"My Fair Lady"
131 ratings
4.5 average rating
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Amy T Red Velvet
254 events
67 reviews
36 stars
attended Nov 14 2012

Very disappointing rendition of a classic musical, but probably ok for someone who has never seen My Fair Lady on stage before. Indifferent acting and unconvincing portrayals. While the idea of casting Eliza and her father as of Asian descent is...continued

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1 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 17 2012

Overall, I thought this production of My Fair Lady was just wonderful! Leads Manna Nichols and Benedict Campbell were fantastic. I thought they did a really nice job of portraying the growing relationship between Eliza Doolittle and Henry...continued

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179 events
119 reviews
31 stars
attended Nov 04 2012

A good, not great interpretation of an iconic musical. Where was the magic? Ben Campbell was superb as Henry Higgins; great casting there.

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“How could I refuse the serious call of this musical?

“Our story is about the transformation of a human being through language, manners, mind, heart and dress; both Eliza Doolitte and Henry Higgins are transformed. It is the story of emancipation – not just about Eliza but also Higgins as he discovers his own humanity. Lerner and Loewe succeeded in maintaining the exquisite language, story and characters from Shaw’s brilliant _Pygmalion _in creating this dynamic musical.

“The other story is about the class and the rigid social structures which confine us. In a world increasingly blown apart by the dynamics of the very rich and the very poor, this musical hits the sweet spot of our contemporary awareness of class. It asks the question: How does language define us? How do we judge others through their language, manners and dress? How does our own class, whether lower, middle, or upper, confine and define us?” —Molly Smith, director/artistic director