The idea of a master proving his prowess via a supposedly hopeless case is an old, old tale, and one of its most famous modern iterations is George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. First exhibited in Vienna, Austria in 1913, it follows Professor Higgins and his subject, Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle, as that august gentleman teaches … Continue reading Stage To Screen: Pygmalion
Yep, we have thirty days to go. Thanks heaps to those of you who have already joined--I appreciate your enthusiasm! If this is the first you're hearing about our little event and want to get in on it, never fear, because there's plenty of time to sign up. Click here for the rules, pick your … Continue reading One Month Until the Unexpected Blogathon!