Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening

The WEST COAST PREMIERE of Broadway's Perfectly Magical Musical opened at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on Sunday, November 15.

"Mary Poppins," Broadway's perfectly magical musical, is a co-production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh. Based on P.L. Travers' cherished stories and the classic 1964 Walt Disney film, "Mary Poppins" the stage play features the Academy Award®-winning music and lyrics of Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. The stage production has been created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes, who has written the book, and the Olivier Award-winning team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, who have composed new songs and additional music and lyrics. Olivier Award-winning director Richard Eyre leads the award-winning creative team, with co-direction and choreography by Tony® and Olivier Award winner Matthew Bourne.

Dick Van Dyke (The original Bert in the film "Mary Poppins") walked the red carpet, along with the creators of the stage musical "Mary Poppins" - Cameron Mackintosh (Producer/Co-creator), Thomas Schumacher (Producer/President of Disney Theatrical Productions), Richard Eyre (Director), Julian Fellowes (Book Writer), Matthew Bourne (Co-Director and Choreographer), Richard M. Sherman (Original Composer and Lyricist), George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (Composer and Lyricist for New Songs and Additional Music); plus guests - Bradley Whitford, Anjelica Huston, Michelle Phillips, Kevin Kilner, Mekia Cox.

On Stage, Dick Van Dyke and the creators of the musical joined the cast, including Broadway stars Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins) and Gavin Lee (Bert) for this unique opportunity.

Ahmanson Theatre at the Music Center
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012

Photo credit: Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging

 

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Dick Van Dyke

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Dick Van Dyke

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Dick Van Dyke

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Dick Van Dyke

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Cameron Mackintosh and Thomas Schumacher

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Cameron Mackintosh, Dick Van Dyke and Thomas Schumacher

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Cameron Mackintosh, Dick Van Dyke and Thomas Schumacher

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Cameron Mackintosh, Dick Van Dyke and Thomas Schumacher

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Katie Balen, Bryce Baldwin, Carter Thomas and Bailey Grey

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Ashley Brown and Gavin Lee

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Ashley Brown and Gavin Lee

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Ashley Brown

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Gavin Lee

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Gavin Lee and Ashley Brown

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Bailey Grey, Karl Kenzler, Ashley Brown, Gavin Lee and Megean Osterhaus

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Ashley Brown, Gavin Lee and Dick Van Dyke

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Robert A. Iger, Dick Van Dyke and Rich Ross

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Cameron Mackintosh and Thomas Schumacher

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Gavin Lee, Dick Van Dyke, and cast

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Kevin Kilner with son Joshua Neidorf

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Bradley Whitford

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Bradley Whitford

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Anjelica Huston

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Anjelica Huston

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Mekia Cox

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Michelle Phillips

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Julian Fellowes

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Anthony Drewe, Richard Sherman, and George Stiles

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Anthony Drewe, Richard Sherman, and George Stiles

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Anthony Drewe, Barrett Foa, and George Stiles

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
George Stiles and Anthony Drewe

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Dick Van Dyke and Julian Fellowes

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
Matthew Bourne and Richard Eyre

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