MARY POPPINS to Become 28th Longest-Running Broadway Show, 3/9
MARY POPPINS, Broadway's perfectly magical musical, will surpass OKLAHOMA! as the 28th longest-running show in Broadway history when it plays performance #2213 on Friday, March 9 at 8pm at the New Amsterdam Theatre.
The Broadway production of MARY POPPINS officially opened on November 16, 2006, recouping its initial Broadway investment within 52 weeks of its premiere. MARY POPPINS is the only show from the 2006-2007 theatrical season still running.
With six productions produced on three continents, MARY POPPINS is one of the biggest stage musical successes to emerge from London or New York in recent years. Worldwide to date, the show has grossed over $679 million and welcomed 9.6 million guests.
MARY POPPINS received its worldwide premiere at the Prince Edward Theatre in the West End in December 2004. Following its successful three-year London run, the production launched an acclaimed U.K. tour.
The MARY POPPINS North American tour has also garnered continuous critical praise and achieved box office success since its launch in Chicago in March 2009.
The musical is the winner of 44 major theatre awards around the globe, including Tony®, Olivier, Helpmann and Evening Standard awards.
In addition to Broadway and the North American tour, MARY POPPINS can also be seen in Brisbane, Australia. Productions of MARY POPPINS have also been mounted in Finland, Netherlands, Denmark and the Czech Republic.
For tickets, show information and performance schedule, call Ticketmaster's Disney on Broadway hotline at 866-870-2717 or visit MaryPoppins.com