Julie Andrews, Revisited

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Summary: <p>We often think of Julie Andrews as the prim nanny from <em>Mary Poppins</em> and <em>The Sound of Music</em>, but her personal path may have the greatest resemblance to one of her Broadway roles: Eliza Doolittle in <em>My Fair Lady</em>. Andrews grew up in a family strapped for cash during the Second World War, and her initial training as an actor was in the less-than-prestigious field of vaudeville. But right before opening night of her breakout role in <em>The Boy Friend</em>, it was producer Cy Feuer’s advice that we have to thank, in large part, for the level of excellence Andrews has brought to musical film and theater for generations. “Forget camp,” he told her. “Get real.”</p>