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Example Question #1 : Answering Other Questions About Twentieth Century Drama
The musical stage play My Fair Lady is based on what earlier stage play?
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My Fair Lady, by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, is entirely based on the George Bernard Shaw play Pygmalion. The characters and story, featuring a flower girl taught to be a lady who speaks properly, are almost exactly the same in each play. The musical simply adds songs, and crucially changes the ending to a happier one that features the two main characters staying together.