Porthouse Theatre Opens 2014 Season With My Fair Lady

46th season also features productions of Starmites and Oliver!

Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, will open its 46th season with "My Fair Lady" on June 13, 2014. Performances run through June 28. A preview performance will take place on June 12.

Directed by Porthouse Theatre Artistic Director Terri Kent, "My Fair Lady" follows the transformation of Eliza Doolittle from cockney flower girl to sophisticated lady. The musical is adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture "Pygmalion" with book and lyrics by Alan J. Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. Performances are June 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, and 28 at 8pm and June 15 and 22 at 2pm.

The production stars Actors' Equity Association members Kayce Cummings as Eliza Doolittle, Greg Violand as Henry Higgins, Rohn Thomas as Alfred P. Doolittle and Geoff Stephenson as Colonel Pickering.

"My Fair Lady" is assistant directed by Jerimie Newcomb, choreographed by John R. Crawford, and music directed by Jonathan Swoboda. Costume design is by S.Q. Campbell, lighting design is by T.C. Kouyeas, Jr., scene design is by Ben Needham, sound design is by Brian Chismar and technical direction is by Steve Pauna. Actors Equity Association production stage manager is Derric Nolte.

For subscriptions and tickets, call 330-672-3884, purchase online at www.porthousetheatre.com or in person at the Porthouse Box Office located in the Roe Green Center lobby of the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242. The box office is open Monday – Friday, 11am to 5 pm. The box office accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, checks, and cash.

Note: Gold Center tickets refer to the best seats, senior pricing applies to individuals age 60+ and student pricing applies to those 18 and under or with valid college ID. Flex Tix subscriptions, which allow guests to select one ticket per show for any performance to fit any schedule, are $90; Gift Flex Tix gift cards are $93.

Thursday Preview Performance Series prices are as follows: Gold Center $63, Left and Right Center $57. Opening Night performances (includes a free reception): Gold Center $90, adults and seniors $81, students $60. Saturday Weekend Series (choose one of three sets of Saturday show dates): Gold Center $87, adults $78, seniors $72 and students $51.

Sunday Weekend Series (choose one of two sets of Sunday show dates): Gold Center $75, adults $66, seniors $60, and students $48. Weekday Series (choose one of two sets of show dates on either Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday): Gold Center $78, adults $69, seniors $63 and students $48.

Special rates for groups of 20 or more are available, as are student rates. Single tickets, ranging from $28 - $37 for adults and seniors and $16 - $24 for students, are on sale now.


Media Contact:

Joni Koneval, jkoneval@kent.edu, 330-672-0116

POSTED: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 02:24 PM
Updated: Thursday, December 8, 2022 08:29 AM
Joni Koneval