Christopher Morse

Chris is a playwright, novelist, essayist, actor, rare book dealer, and several other things. He resides in the arts-oriented mountain community of Idyllwild, California, where his troupe, Stratford Players, has been entertaining audiences for more than a decade. He is the author of nearly twenty plays and adaptations, most or which have won awards and/or been produced in venues around the country and abroad.

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Adaptation Classic by Christopher Morse

62 pages

4 m, 5 to 6 w, 2 extras

London. On a rainy evening in 1913, linguist Henry Higgins has a fateful encounter with an impertinent Cockney flower seller. When the girl shows up at  his laboratory the following day, the haughty and impulsive Higgins makes a bold wager with a colleague: employing his mastery of language he will transform Eliza Doolittle from a rough street urchin into an aristocratic lady in just six months’ time. And so begins Eliza's halting metamorphosis … but what will become of the poor girl once this “experiment” is over?

George Bernard Shaw's classic h...