And although set over 100 years ago, the themes of appearance and identity, social class, and feminism. All topics we are still talking about on a daily basis. I loved the way it was presented, subtly and with humor. Eliza becomes a very strong and self-assured woman by the end of the play, but still maintains her manners with those about her.
You may be thinking these names Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins sound familiar, that's because My Fair Lady is based on Pygmalion. Though it has been changed, so I suggest reading the play too!