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Playreading/ Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw

Our playreading sessions are a fun and informal way to study plays. Parts are shared around as the group read the play and then discuss it. New attendees are always welcome.

For this month’s playreading session we will be reading Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw.

It is the story of how the arrogant phonetics professor Henry Higgins teaches the lowly flower girl Eliza Doolittle to lose her cockney accent and speak like a lady. Pygmalion is a witty comedic play that examines the artificiality of social class distinctions and shows that it takes more than just talkinglike a lady to become one.