STAGE TUBE: MARY POPPINS and EVITA Casts Wish Nicolas Dromard a Happy 'Bertday' for his Broadway Return
After playing the role of Bert for over two years on the North American tour of Mary Poppins, with a stint on Broadway in Summer 2010, Nicolas Dromard returns to the New Amsterdam Theatre, beginning performances tonight, January 9. Check out the video below of various cast members from Broadway's MARY POPPINS and EVITA wishing him a Happy "Bertday!"
Nicolas Dromard was last seen as Bert at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles last year. Broadway: Mary Poppins, The Boy From Oz, Oklahoma. National Tours: Mary Poppins, Wicked, Hairspray, Mamma Mia! Regional: White Christmas, Dancing in the Dark, Gypsy, West Side Story, Dracula, Crazy For You. My parents are amazing, Bisous to Gabrielle WCHIA. Proud Equity member. www.nicolasdromard.com.
A co-production by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh, this stage production is based on P.L. Travers' cherished stories and the classic 1964 Walt Disney film and includes the film's Academy Award-winning music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. The stage production was created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes, who wrote the book; Olivier Award-winning director Richard Eyre; and the Olivier Award-winning team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, who composed new songs and additional music and lyrics.
With seven 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 $812 million and welcomed more than 11 million guests.
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. It was just announced that Mary Poppins will officially close on Broadway on March 3, 2013.
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