He'll be out of the trenches by then, so Jefferson Mays will be available to play Professor Henry Higgins, when Pygmalion goes into the American Airlines Theatre September 14-December 16. The official opening is October 11. The play will be directed by David Grindley, who also directed Journey's End, Mays current show
The creative team includes Jonathan Fensom( sets and costumes), Jason Taylor( lighting) and Gregory Clarke( sound design).
Along with his Tony Award winning performance in I Am My Own Wife, Mays has been in Of Thee I Sing, Orestes, Quills and The Beauty Part.