October 29, 1943


Majestic Theatre


“Pygmalion” is considered to be one of George Bernard Shaw’s finest plays. In this seminal comedy of class distinctions, a fussy British phonetics professor, Henry Higgins wages that he can transform guttersnipe cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle into a lady of breeding, voice and manners in London’s Ascot society, with surprising results.

Author: George Bernard Shaw

Historian’s Corner

Community Players had to contact Mr. George Bernard Shaw, who personally approved Community Players’ request to perform his play “Pygmalion.” Officers from the board reported that they had received his signed letter stating that Players had his personal consent to perform his play.