MARY POPPINS Comes to Orlando, 1/8-13
FAIRWINDS Broadway Across America – Orlando and producers Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatrical Productions and Cameron Mackintosh announced today that tickets for the long-awaited production of MARY POPPINS will go on sale to the public on Friday, November 16 at 10 a.m. Orlando's most eagerly awaited stage production will play at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre January 8 – 13, 2013.
Tickets for MARY POPPINS start at $41 and are available online at www.OrlandoBroadway.com. Tickets can also be purchased at the FAIRWINDS Broadway Across America – Orlando box office located at 100 South Eola Drive, Suite 101 in downtown Orlando or at the Amway Center Box Office. To charge by phone, call 1-800-982-2787. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 407-704-6116.
With four productions currently running 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 $644 million and welcomed 9.3 million guests. The musical is the winner of 44 major theatre awards around the globe, including Tony®, Olivier, Helpmann and Evening Standard awards.
The entire original creative team has reunited to bring this magical story of the world's most famous nanny to audiences around North America. The MARY POPPINS North American Tour began performances on March 25, 2009 and has played to two million delighted theatergoers in 34 cities to date.
MARY POPPINS, a co-production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh, opened on Broadway on November 16, 2006. 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. MARY POPPINS features set and costume design by TonyÒ Award winner Bob Crowley, co-choreography by Olivier Award winner Stephen Mear, lighting design by Howard Harrison, orchestrations by William David Brohn, and music supervision by David Caddick. The tour's creative team includes Tour Director Anthony Lyn, Associate Choreographer Geoffrey Garrett, and Music Director Daniel Bowling.
MARY POPPINS Performance Schedule:
Tuesday, January 8 – 8:00 pm.
Wednesday, January 9 – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 10 – 8:00 p.m.
Friday, January 11 – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 12 – 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 13 – 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Florida Theatrical Association – the non-profit presenter of Broadway in Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Miami – was founded with the charge of educating and developing new theater audiences and encouraging and preserving the presentation of touring Broadway Theater. Since 1989 Florida Theatrical Association has presented over 1000 Broadway performances and distributed over $1 million in scholarships and grants to arts organizations across the state of Florida.
FAIRWINDS Broadway Across America - Orlando is presented by Florida Theatrical Association, a non-profit civic organization with a volunteer board of trustees established to ensure the continued presentation of quality touring Broadway productions and the promotion of arts education throughout the state of Florida. FAIRWINDS Broadway Across America - Orlando is given promotional support by WKMG Local 6. For more information, visit www.FloridaTheatrical.org .