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Today in History: 'My Fair Lady' Comes to New York

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Today in History

March 15, 1956 - 'My Fair Lady' opens on Broadway, starring Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews. The musical was an instant hit and would go on to become a major motion picture starring Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn in 1964. The musical debuted at the Mark Hellinger Theatre at 237 West 51st, now the site of the Times Square Church.


Tonight's Music

"Without You" performed by Julie Andrews from the original 1956 cast recording of 'My Fair Lady'


NYC National Historic Landmark of the Day

American Stock Exchange Building - Built in 1921, it housed one of the world-class stock exchanges dating back to colonial times


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