Bedlam brings their innovative, stripped-down aesthetic to Shaw's classic comedy about a professor who strives to convert a low class London girl into someone who can pass as a member of high society.
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Based on the classical myth, 'Pygmalion' plays on the complex issue of class in a social world. When Professor Henry Higgins comes across a poor and uneducated Cockney girl named Eliza Doolittle, Higgins makes a bet that he can take Eliza from the gutters of London and pass her off as a society lady. Higgins soon discovers that the task involves more than simply teaching her the right dialect in which to speak.